1975 Milwaukee Brewers Season
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1975 Milwaukee Brewers Season

1975 Milwaukee Brewers
Hank Aaron's Final Season
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Bud Selig
General manager(s)Jim Baumer
Manager(s)Del Crandall, Harvey Kuenn
Local televisionWTMJ-TV
(Gary Bender, Jim Irwin)
Local radio620 WTMJ
(Merle Harmon, Bob Uecker)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1975 Milwaukee Brewers season involved the Brewers' finishing fifth in the American League East with a record of 68 wins and 94 losses.

Offseason

  • November 2, 1974: Dave May and a player to be named later were traded by the Brewers to the Atlanta Braves for Hank Aaron. The Milwaukee Brewers completed the trade by sending Roger Alexander (minors) to the Braves on December 2.[1]
  • January 9, 1975: Lenn Sakata was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1975 amateur draft (January Secondary).[2]

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 95 65 0.594 -- 47-34 48-31
Baltimore Orioles 90 69 0.566 44-33 46-36
New York Yankees 83 77 0.519 12 43-35 40-42
Cleveland Indians 79 80 0.497 15½ 41-39 38-41
Milwaukee Brewers 68 94 0.420 28 36-45 32-49
Detroit Tigers 57 102 0.358 37½ 31-49 26-53

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK TEX
Baltimore -- 9-9 6-6 7-4 10-8 12-4 7-5 14-4 6-6 8-10 4-8 7-5
Boston 9-9 -- 6-6 8-4 7-11 13-5 7-5 10-8 10-2 11-5 6-6 8-4
California 6-6 6-6 -- 9-9 3-9 6-5 4-14 7-5 8-10 7-5 7-11 9-9
Chicago 4-7 4-8 9-9 -- 7-5 5-7 9-9 8-4 9-9 6-6 9-9 5-13
Cleveland 8-10 11-7 9-3 5-7 -- 12-6 6-6 9-9 3-6 9-9 2-10 5-7
Detroit 4-12 5-13 5-6 7-5 6-12 -- 6-6 7-11 4-8 6-12 6-6 1-11
Kansas City 5-7 5-7 14-4 9-9 6-6 6-6 -- 7-5 11-7 7-5 11-7 14-4
Milwaukee 4-14 8-10 5-7 4-8 9-9 11-7 5-7 -- 2-10 9-9 5-7 6-6
Minnesota 6-6 2-10 10-8 9-9 6-3 8-4 7-11 10-2 -- 4-8 6-12 8-10
New York 10-8 5-11 5-7 6-6 9-9 12-6 5-7 9-9 8-4 -- 6-6 8-4
Oakland 8-4 6-6 11-7 9-9 10-2 6-6 11-7 7-5 12-6 6-6 -- 12-6
Texas 5-7 4-8 9-9 13-5 7-5 11-1 4-14 6-6 10-8 4-8 6-12 --


Notable transactions

Roster

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Darrell Porter 130 409 95 .232 18 60
1B George Scott 158 617 176 .285 36 109
2B Pedro García 98 302 68 .225 6 38
3B Don Money 109 405 112 .277 15 43
SS Robin Yount 147 558 149 .267 8 52
LF Bobby Mitchell 93 229 57 .249 9 41
CF Bill Sharp 125 373 95 .255 1 34
RF Sixto Lezcano 134 429 106 .247 11 43
DH Hank Aaron 137 465 109 .234 12 60

[6]

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Kurt Bevacqua 104 258 59 .229 2 24
Charlie Moore 73 241 70 .290 1 29
Gorman Thomas 121 240 43 .179 10 28
Mike Hegan 93 203 51 .251 5 22
Bobby Darwin 55 186 46 .247 8 23
Bob Sheldon 53 181 52 .287 0 14
Tim Johnson 38 85 12 .141 0 2
Johnny Briggs 28 74 22 .297 3 5
Bob Coluccio 22 62 12 .194 1 5
Tommy Bianco 18 34 6 .176 0 0
Jack Lind 17 20 1 .050 0 0
Rob Ellis 6 7 2 .286 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Pete Broberg 38 220.1 14 16 4.13 100
Jim Slaton 37 217 11 18 4.52 119
Jim Colborn 36 206.1 11 13 4.27 79
Bill Travers 28 136.1 6 11 4.29 57

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tom Hausman 29 112 3 6 4.10 46
Bill Champion 27 110 6 6 5.89 40
Bill Castro 18 75 3 2 2.52 25
Ed Sprague 18 67.1 1 7 4.68 21
Larry Anderson 8 30.1 1 0 5.04 13
Jerry Augustine 5 26.2 2 0 3.04 8
Lafayette Currence 8 18.2 0 2 7.71 7
Pat Osburn 6 11.2 0 1 5.40 1

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Tom Murphy 52 1 9 20 4.60 32
Eduardo Rodríguez 43 7 0 7 3.49 65
Rick Austin 32 2 3 2 3.05 30

Farm system

The Brewers' farm system consisted of four minor league affiliates in 1975.[7] The Newark Co-Pilots won the New York-Penn League championship.[8]

Notes

  1. ^ Hank Aaron at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ "Lenn Sakata Stats".
  3. ^ Jesús Vega at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Bob Coluccio at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Johnny Briggs at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ "1975 Milwaukee Brewers Statistics".
  7. ^ "1975 Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Affiliates". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ "New York-Penn League Champions". New York-Penn League. Minor League Baseball. Archived from the original on December 31, 2020. Retrieved 2020.

References


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