1973 Milwaukee Brewers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Bud Selig
General manager(s)Jim Wilson
Manager(s)Del Crandall
Local televisionWTMJ-TV
(Merle Harmon, Bob Uecker,Tom Collins, Johnny Logan)
Local radio620 WTMJ
(Merle Harmon, Bob Uecker)
StatsESPN.com
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The 1973 Milwaukee Brewers season involved the Brewers' finishing fifth in the American League East with a record of 74 wins and 88 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 97 65 0.599 50–31 47–34
Boston Red Sox 89 73 0.549 8 48–33 41–40
Detroit Tigers 85 77 0.525 12 47–34 38–43
New York Yankees 80 82 0.494 17 50–31 30–51
Milwaukee Brewers 74 88 0.457 23 40–41 34–47
Cleveland Indians 71 91 0.438 26 34–47 37–44

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


Notable transactions

Roster

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Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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 Darrell Porter 117 350 89 .254 16 67
1B George Scott 158 604 185 .306 24 107
2B Pedro García 160 580 142 .245 15 54
3B Don Money 145 556 158 .284 11 61
SS Tim Johnson 136 465 99 .213 0 32
LF Johnny Briggs 142 488 120 .246 18 57
CF Dave May 156 624 189 .303 25 93
RF Bob Coluccio 124 438 98 .224 15 58
DH Ollie Brown 97 296 83 .280 7 32

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
Ellie Rodríguez 94 290 78 .269 0 30
Joe Lahoud 96 225 46 .204 5 26
Gorman Thomas 60 155 29 .187 2 11
Bobby Mitchell 47 130 29 .223 5 20
John Vukovich 55 128 16 .125 2 9
Bob Heise 49 98 20 .204 0 4
Wilbur Howard 16 39 8 .205 0 1
Charlie Moore 8 27 5 .185 0 3
John Felske 13 22 3 .136 0 4
Rick Auerbach 6 10 1 .100 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
Jim Colborn 43 314.1 20 12 3.18 135
Jim Slaton 38 276.1 13 15 3.71 134
Jerry Bell 31 183.2 9 9 3.97 57
Bill Parsons 20 59.2 3 6 6.79 30

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
Bill Champion 37 163.1 5 8 3.70 67
Skip Lockwood 37 154.2 5 12 3.90 87
Eduardo Rodriguez 30 76.1 9 7 3.30 49
Gary Ryerson 9 23.0 0 1 7.83 10
Kevin Kobel 2 8.1 0 1 8.64 4
Ken Reynolds 2 7.1 0 1 7.36 3

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
Frank Linzy 42 2 6 13 3.57 21
Chris Short 42 3 5 2 5.13 44
Carlos Velázquez 18 2 2 2 2.58 12
Ray Newman 11 2 1 1 2.95 10
Rob Gardner 10 1 1 1 9.95 5
Ed Sprague 7 0 1 1 9.31 3

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

The Brewers' farm system consisted of four minor league affiliates in 1973.[4]

Level Team League Manager
Triple-A Evansville Triplets American Association Mike Roarke
Double-A Shreveport Captains Texas League Gene Freese
Class A Danville Warriors Midwest League Bernie Smith
Class A Short Season Newark Co-Pilots New York–Penn League Matt Galante

Notes

  1. ^ Jim Lonborg at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Joe Azcue at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Robin Yount at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ "1973 Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Affiliates". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference. Retrieved December 30, 2020.

References