1976 Milwaukee Brewers season

1976 Milwaukee Brewers season

The 1976 Milwaukee Brewers season involved the Brewers' finishing sixth in the American League East with 66 wins. It was the seventh consecutive losing season in Milwaukee and the eighth overall for the franchise since its inception.

Offseason

  • November 14, 1975: Ed Romero was signed as an amateur free agent by the Brewers.[1]

Regular season

(1976)
Hank Aaron
OF: 1954-65
1975–76

Hank Aaron's 755th

Line score

July 20, County Stadium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
California 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 2
Milwaukee 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 x 6 12 0
W: Augustine (3-7)  L: Ross (6-12)   SV: Frisella (4)  
Home runs: Melton (4), Scott (10), Aaron (10) Attendance: 10,134 Time: 2:37
[2]

Hank Aaron’s final home runs

Home run Date Pitcher Inning Location
746 05/04/1976 Nelson Briles Bottom 4th County Stadium
747 May 19, 1976 Mike Cuellar Top 6th Memorial Stadium
748 June 14, 1976 Frank Tanana Bottom 3rd County Stadium
749 June 16, 1976 Paul Hartzell Top 9th Angels Field
750 June 18, 1976 Jim Todd Top 9th Oakland Alameda County Stadium
751 June 19, 1976 Glenn Abbott Top 6th Oakland Alameda County Stadium
752 June 22, 1976 Dave Roberts Bottom 4th County Stadium
753 07/09/1976 Jim Umbarger Bottom 2nd County Stadium
754 07/11/1976 Steve Foucault Bottom 10th County Stadium
755 July 20, 1976 Dick Drago Bottom 7th County Stadium
[3]

Season standings

AL East W L GB Pct.
New York Yankees 97 62 -- .610
Baltimore Orioles 88 74 10.5 .543
Boston Red Sox 83 79 15.5 .512
Cleveland Indians 81 78 16 .509
Detroit Tigers 74 87 24 .509
Milwaukee Brewers 66 95 32 .410


Opening Day starters

Notable transactions

Roster

1976 Milwaukee Brewers
Roster
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
1B Scott, GeorgeGeorge Scott 156 606 166 .274 18 77
3B Money, DonDon Money 117 439 117 .267 12 62
RF Lezcano, SixtoSixto Lezcano 145 513 146 .285 7 56
DH Aaron, HankHank Aaron 85 271 62 .229 10 35

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
García, PedroPedro García 41 106 23 .217 1 9

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
Beare, GaryGary Beare 6 41 2 3 3.29 32

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
Augustine, JerryJerry Augustine 39 171.2 9 12 3.30 59
Rodríguez, EduardoEduardo Rodríguez 43 136 5 13 3.64 77
Broberg, PetePete Broberg 20 92.1 1 7 4.97 28

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
Castro, BillBill Castro 39 4 6 8 3.45 23
Frisella, DannyDanny Frisella 32 5 2 9 2.74 43
Austin, RickRick Austin 3 0 0 0 5.06 3
Kobel, KevinKevin Kobel 3 0 1 0 11.25 1

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League Frank Howard
AA Berkshire Brewers Eastern League John Felske
A Burlington Bees Midwest League Matt Galante
Short-Season A Newark Co-Pilots New York-Penn League Tony Roig

Notes

References

  • 1976 Milwaukee Brewers team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1976 Milwaukee Brewers team page at www.baseball-almanac.com