Robin Yount is the Brewers' career leader in games played (2,856), runs (1,632), hits (3,142), doubles (583), triples (126), runs batted in (1,406), and walks (966).
Robin Yount is the Brewers' career leader in games played (2,856), runs (1,632), hits (3,142), doubles (583), triples (126), runs batted in (1,406), and walks (966).

The Milwaukee Brewers are a Major League Baseball franchise based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Established in Seattle, Washington, as the Seattle Pilots in 1969,[1] the team became the Milwaukee Brewers after relocating to Milwaukee in 1970.[2] The franchise played in the American League until 1998 when it moved to the National League in conjunction with a major league realignment.[3] This list documents players and teams who hold records set in various statistical areas during single seasons or their team careers.

Table key

Seattle Pilots Record was set when the team was known as the Seattle Pilots
* Tied record

Career records

Career batting

These are records of players with the best performance in distinct statistical batting categories during their career with the Brewers.[4]

Ryan Braun is the career leader in home runs (352).
Ryan Braun is the career leader in home runs (352).
Prince Fielder is the career leader in on-base percentage (.390), slugging percentage (.540), and on-base plus slugging (.929).
Prince Fielder is the career leader in on-base percentage (.390), slugging percentage (.540), and on-base plus slugging (.929).
Statistic Player Record Brewers career Ref.
Games played Robin Yount 2,856 1974–1993 [5]
Plate appearances Robin Yount 12,249 1974–1993 [5]
At bats Robin Yount 11,008 1974–1993 [5]
Runs Robin Yount 1,632 1974–1993 [5]
Hits Robin Yount 3,142 1974–1993 [5]
Doubles Robin Yount 583 1974–1993 [5]
Triples Robin Yount 126 1974–1993 [5]
Home runs Ryan Braun 352 2007–2020 [6]
Runs batted in Robin Yount 1,406 1974–1993 [5]
Stolen bases Paul Molitor 412 1978–1992 [7]
Walks Robin Yount 966 1974–1993 [5]
Strikeouts Ryan Braun 1,363 2007–2020 [6]
Batting average Jeff Cirillo .307 1994–1999, 2005–2006 [8]
On-base percentage Prince Fielder .390 2005–2011 [9]
Slugging percentage Prince Fielder .540 2005–2011 [9]
On-base plus slugging Prince Fielder .929 2005–2011 [9]
Total bases Robin Yount 4,730 1974–1993 [5]
Hit by pitch Rickie Weeks 125 2003, 2005–2014 [10]
Sacrifice hits Jim Gantner 106 1976–1992 [11]
Sacrifice flies Robin Yount 123 1974–1993 [5]
Intentional walks Prince Fielder 115 2005–2011 [9]

Career pitching

These are records of players with the best performance in distinct statistical pitching categories during their career with the Brewers.[12]

Jim Slaton is the career leader in wins (117), starts (268), shutouts (19), and innings pitched (.mw-parser-output .frac{white-space:nowrap}.mw-parser-output .frac .num,.mw-parser-output .frac .den{font-size:80%;line-height:0;vertical-align:super}.mw-parser-output .frac .den{vertical-align:sub}.mw-parser-output .sr-only{border:0;clip:rect(0,0,0,0);height:1px;margin:-1px;overflow:hidden;padding:0;position:absolute;width:1px}2,025+1⁄3).
Jim Slaton is the career leader in wins (117), starts (268), shutouts (19), and innings pitched (2,025+13).
Statistic Player Record Brewers career Ref.
Wins Jim Slaton 117 1971–1977, 1979–1983 [13]
Losses Jim Slaton 121 1971–1977, 1979–1983 [13]
Winning percentage Brent Suter .655 2016–2022 [14]
Earned run average Brandon Woodruff 3.18 2017–2022 [15]
Games pitched Dan Plesac 365 1986–1992 [16]
Games started Jim Slaton 268 1971–1977, 1979–1983 [13]
Complete games Mike Caldwell 81 1977–1984 [17]
Shutouts Jim Slaton 19 1971–1977, 1979–1983 [13]
Saves Dan Plesac 133 1986–1992 [16]
Innings pitched Jim Slaton 2,025+13 1971–1977, 1979–1983 [13]
Hits allowed Jim Slaton 2,054 1971–1977, 1979–1983 [13]
Earned runs allowed Jim Slaton 869 1971–1977, 1979–1983 [13]
Home runs allowed Jim Slaton 192 1971–1977, 1979–1983 [13]
Walks Jim Slaton 760 1971–1977, 1979–1983 [13]
Strikeouts Yovani Gallardo 1,226 2007–2014 [18]
Batters faced Jim Slaton 8,668 1971–1977, 1979–1983 [13]
Walks plus hits per inning pitched Corbin Burnes 1.049 2018–2012 [19]

Single-season records

Single-season batting

These are records of players with the best performance in distinct statistical batting categories during a single season.[20]

Jonathan Lucroy tied the single-season doubles record (53) in 2014.
Jonathan Lucroy tied the single-season doubles record (53) in 2014.
Christian Yelich set the single-season records for slugging percentage (.671) and on-base plus slugging (1.100) in 2019.
Christian Yelich set the single-season records for slugging percentage (.671) and on-base plus slugging (1.100) in 2019.
Statistic Player Record Season Ref.
Games played* Prince Fielder 162* 2009 [9]
Prince Fielder 2011 [9]
Carlos Lee 2005 [21]
Richie Sexson 2003 [22]
Gorman Thomas 1980 [23]
Robin Yount 1988 [5]
Plate appearances Rickie Weeks 754 2010 [10]
At bats Paul Molitor 666 1982 [7]
Runs Paul Molitor 136 1982 [7]
Hits Cecil Cooper 219 1980 [24]
Doubles* Jonathan Lucroy 53* 2014 [25]
Lyle Overbay 2004 [26]
Triples Paul Molitor 16 1979 [7]
Home runs Prince Fielder 50 2007 [9]
Runs batted in Prince Fielder 141 2009 [9]
Stolen bases Tommy HarperSeattle Pilots 73 1969 [27]
Walks Prince Fielder 114 2010 [9]
Strikeouts Chris Carter 206 2016 [28]
Batting average Paul Molitor .353 1987 [7]
On-base percentage Paul Molitor .438 1987 [7]
Slugging percentage Christian Yelich .671 2019 [29]
On-base plus slugging Christian Yelich 1.100 2019 [29]
Total bases Robin Yount 367 1982 [5]
Hit by pitch* Fernando Viña 25* 1998 [30]
Rickie Weeks 2010 [10]
Sacrifice hits Ron Theobald 19 1971 [31]
Sacrifice flies Dave Parker 14 1990 [32]
Intentional walks Prince Fielder 32 2011 [9]

Single-season pitching

These are records of players with the best performance in distinct statistical pitching categories during a single season.[33]

John Axford set the single-season saves record (46) in 2011.
John Axford set the single-season saves record (46) in 2011.
Ben Sheets set the single-season records for strikeouts (264) and WHIP (0.983) in 2004.
Ben Sheets set the single-season records for strikeouts (264) and WHIP (0.983) in 2004.
Statistic Player Record Season Ref.
Wins Mike Caldwell 22 1978 [17]
Losses Clyde Wright 20 1974 [34]
Winning percentage Moose Haas .813 1983 [35]
Earned run average Mike Caldwell 2.36 1978 [36]
Games pitched* Alex Claudio 83* 2019 [37]
Ken Sanders 1971 [38]
Games started* Jim Slaton 38* 1973 [13]
Jim Slaton 1976 [13]
Complete games Mike Caldwell 23 1978 [17]
Shutouts Mike Caldwell 6 1978 [17]
Saves John Axford 46 2011 [39]
Innings pitched Jim Colborn 314+13 1973 [40]
Hits allowed Jim Colborn 297 1973 [40]
Earned runs allowed Jaime Navarro 127 1993 [41]
Home runs allowed Braden Looper 39 2009 [42]
Walks Pete Broberg 106 1975 [43]
Strikeouts Ben Sheets 264 2004 [44]
Batters faced Jim Colborn 1,287 1973 [40]
Walks plus hits per inning pitched Corbin Burnes 0.940 2021 [19]

Team season records

These team records exclude the 1981, 1994, 1995, and 2020 shortened seasons.

Season general

These are records of Brewers teams with the best and worst performances in distinct statistical categories during a single season.[45]

Statistic High Season(s) Low Season(s)
Wins 96* 2011, 2018 56 2002
Losses 106 2002 66 1979, 2011
Winning percentage .593 2011 .346 2002

Season batting

These are records of Brewers teams with the best and worst performances in distinct statistical batting categories during a single season.[46]

Statistic High Season(s) Low Season(s)
Plate appearances 6,434 1996 5,733 1972
At bats 5,733 1982 5,124 1972
Runs 894 1996 493 1972
Hits 1,599 1982 1,188 1971
Doubles 327 2005 160 1971
Triples 57 1983 17* 1998, 2019, 2022
Home runs 250 2019 82 1992
Runs batted in 845 1996 461 1972
Stolen bases 256 1992 52 1984
Caught stealing 115 1992 21 2021
Walks 658 1999 407 2013
Strikeouts 1,571 2017 665 1983
Batting average .280 1979 .229 1971
On-base percentage .353* 1996, 1999 .302 1972
Slugging percentage .456 2007 .328 1972
On-base plus slugging .794 1996 .629 1972

Season pitching

These are records of Brewers teams with the best and worst performances in distinct statistical pitching categories during a single season.[47]

Statistic High Season(s) Low Season(s)
Earned run average 5.14 1996 3.38 1971
Complete games 62 1978 0* 2012, 2016, 2018,
2019, 2022
Shutouts 23 1971 2* 1970, 1998
Saves 54 2017 23 1979
Innings pitched 1,467+13 1982 1,391+23 1972
Hits allowed 1,618 1999 1,156 2021
Runs allowed 899 1996 595 1972
Earned runs 826 1996 532 1971
Home runs allowed 225 2019 99 1976
Walks 728 2000 381 1979
Strikeouts 1,618 2021 575 1980
Walks plus hits per inning pitched 1.551 1995 1.179 2021

Season fielding

These are records of Brewers teams with the best and worst performances in distinct statistical fielding categories during a single season.[46]

Statistic High Season(s) Low Season(s)
Fielding percentage .986 1992 .971 1975
Errors 180 1975 89 1992
Double plays 192 1998 122 2021

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