1971 Milwaukee Brewers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Bud Selig
General manager(s)Frank Lane
Manager(s)Dave Bristol
Local televisionWTMJ-TV
Local radioWTMJ (AM)
(Merle Harmon, Tom Collins, Bob Uecker)
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The 1971 Milwaukee Brewers season involved the Brewers' finishing sixth in the American League West with a record of 69 wins and 92 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Oakland Athletics 101 60 0.627 46–35 55–25
Kansas City Royals 85 76 0.528 16 44–37 41–39
Chicago White Sox 79 83 0.488 22½ 39–42 40–41
California Angels 76 86 0.469 25½ 35–46 41–40
Minnesota Twins 74 86 0.463 26½ 37–42 37–44
Milwaukee Brewers 69 92 0.429 32 34–48 35–44

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 WSH
Baltimore 9–9 7–5 8–4 13–5 8–10 6–5 9–3 10–2 11–7 7–4 13–3
Boston 9–9 6–6 10–2 11–7 12–6 1–11 6–6 8–4 7–11 3–9 12–6
California 5–7 6–6 8–10 8–4 6–6 8–10 6–12 12–6 6–6 7–11 4–8
Chicago 4–8 2–10 10–8 3–9 7–5 9–9 11–7 7–11 5–7 11–7 10–2
Cleveland 5–13 7–11 4–8 9–3 6–12 2–10 4–8 4–8 8–10 4–8 7–11
Detroit 10–8 6–12 6–6 5–7 12–6 8–4 10–2 6–6 10–8 4–8 14–4
Kansas City 5–6 11–1 10–8 9–9 10–2 4–8 8–10 9–9 5–7 5–13 9–3
Milwaukee 3–9 6–6 12–6 7–11 8–4 2–10 10–8 10–7 2–10 3–15 6–6
Minnesota 2–10 4–8 6–12 11–7 8–4 6–6 9–9 7–10 8–4 8–10 5–6
New York 7–11 11–7 6–6 7–5 10–8 8–10 7–5 10–2 4–8 5–7 7–11
Oakland 4–7 9–3 11–7 7–11 8–4 8–4 13–5 15–3 10–8 7–5 9–3
Washington 3–13 6–12 8–4 2–10 11–7 4–14 3–9 6–6 6–5 11–7 3–9


Notable transactions

Roster

1971 Milwaukee Brewers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

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 Ellie Rodríguez 115 319 67 .210 1 30
1B Johnny Briggs 125 375 99 .264 21 59
2B Ron Theobald 126 388 107 .276 1 23
SS Rick Auerbach 79 236 48 .203 1 9
3B Tommy Matchick 42 114 25 .219 1 7
LF Andy Kosco 98 264 60 .227 10 39
CF Dave May 144 501 139 .277 16 65
RF Bill Voss 97 275 69 .251 10 30

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
Roberto Peña 113 274 65 .237 3 28
Andy Kosco 98 264 60 .227 10 39
Ted Kubiak 89 260 59 .227 3 17
José Cardenal 53 198 91 .258 3 32
Bob Heise 68 189 48 .254 0 7
Mike Hegan 46 122 27 .221 4 11
Phil Roof 41 114 22 .193 1 10
Rob Ellis 36 111 22 .198 0 6
Frank Tepedino 53 106 21 .198 2 7
Darrell Porter 22 70 15 .214 2 9
Danny Walton 30 69 14 .203 2 9
Bobby Mitchell 35 55 10 .182 2 6
Al Yates 24 47 13 .277 1 4
Paul Ratliff 23 41 7 .171 3 7
Bernie Smith 15 36 5 .139 1 3
Gus Gil 14 32 5 .156 0 3
Ducky Schofield 23 28 3 .107 0 1
Ted Savage 14 17 3 .176 0 1
Floyd Wicker 11 8 1 .125 0 0
Pete Koegel 2 3 0 .000 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
Marty Pattin 36 264.2 14 14 3.13 169
Bill Parsons 36 244.2 13 17 3.20 139
Skip Lockwood 33 208.0 10 15 3.33 115
Jim Slaton 26 147.2 10 8 3.78 63

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
Lew Krausse Jr. 43 180.1 8 12 2.94 92
Marcelino López 31 67.2 2 7 4.66 42

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
Ken Sanders 83 7 12 31 1.91 80
John Morris 43 2 2 1 3.72 42
Jim Hannan 21 1 1 0 5.01 17
Floyd Weaver 21 0 1 0 7.24 12
Dick Ellsworth 11 0 1 0 4.91 10
Jerry Bell 8 2 1 0 3.07 8
Bob Reynolds 3 0 1 0 3.00 4
Larry Bearnarth 2 0 0 0 18.00 2
John Gelnar 2 0 0 0 13.50 0

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

The Brewers' farm system consisted of three minor league affiliates in 1971.[15]

Level Team League Manager
Triple-A Evansville Triplets American Association Del Crandall
Class A Danville Warriors Midwest League Sandy Johnson
Class A Short Season Newark Co-Pilots New York–Penn League Al Widmar

Notes

  1. ^ "Sixto Lezacano: Career Statistics". Baseball Reference. Retrieved March 14, 2018.
  2. ^ Jerry McNertney page at Baseball Reference.com
  3. ^ Larry Bearnarth at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Hank Allen at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Ellie Rodríguez page at Baseball Reference.com
  6. ^ Andy Kosco at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Charlie Finley: The Outrageous Story of Baseball's Super Showman, p.146, G. Michael Green and Roger D. Launius. Walker Publishing Company, New York, 2010, ISBN 978-0-8027-1745-0
  8. ^ Johnny Briggs at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Tom Matching at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Bob Heise page at Baseball Reference.com
  11. ^ Frank Tepedino at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Rob Ellis page at Baseball Reference.com
  13. ^ Kevin Kobel at Baseball Reference
  14. ^ Phil Roof at Baseball Reference
  15. ^ "1971 Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Affiliates". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference. Retrieved December 30, 2020.

References