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Timeline

  1. 1960s-1970s
  2. 1980s
  3. 1990s
  4. 2000s
  5. 2010s
  1. 1960s-1970s

    1967

    • Pacific Northwest Sports, Inc., organized to seek a Major League Baseball franchise, purchases the Triple-A Seattle Angels from the California Angels on October 25 and announces it will operate the franchise in the Pacific Coast League.

    • The American League grants Pacific Northwest Sports, Inc. a franchise at its Winter Meetings in Mexico City on December 2.....the team is set to begin play in 1969.

    1968

    • Marvin Milkes is named the first general manager of the Seattle franchise on February 21.

    • Pacific Northwest Sports, Inc. announces that the team will be called the "Seattle Pilots" on March 31.....the moniker was chosen by contest-winner Donald Nelson of Seattle, who picked the name because he felt it denoted leadership and combined the area's heritage on sea and in air.

    • The Pilots unveil their team logo on August 18.....the design features gold wings flanking a red ship's wheel which surrounds a white baseball, all trimmed in blue.....the name "Pilots" appears on the "sweet spot" in italicized lower-case letters.

    1969

    • The Pilots go 64-98 in their only season in the Major Leagues, finishing in last place in the American League West.

    • The Pilots play their first game ever on April 8 at California and win, 4-3, scoring all four runs in the top of the first inning.

    1970
    Selig photo

    • Thanks to the dedicated efforts of Milwaukee Brewers, Inc., an organization formed by Allan H. "Bud" Selig and Edmund Fitzgerald, the Seattle Pilots are acquired on April 1.....the team is renamed the "Milwaukee Brewers" as a tribute to the city's long association with the brewing industry and is to be managed by Dave Bristol.

    • The Brewers acquire outfielder Russ Snyder and third baseman Max Alvis from Cleveland in exchange for outfielder Roy Foster, infielder Frank Coogins and cash in their first trade on April 4.

    • The Brewers play their first game on April 7 as a member of the American League West before 37,237 fans at County Stadium.....Lew Krausse drops a 12-0 decision to Andy Messersmith and the California Angels.

    • John O'Donoghue defeats the White Sox, 8-4, at Comiskey Park on April 11 for the team's first win.

    • Bob Bolin fans 10 as the Brewers pick up their first home victory on May 6 over the Red Sox, 4-3.

    • The 69-year-old Milt Mason, as "Bernie Brewer," goes into a trailer atop the stadium scoreboard in late June, vowing not to descend until the team draws a home crowd of 40,000, which occurs on August 16 vs. Cleveland.

    • Tommy Harper becomes the first American League player to hit at least 30 HR and steal at least 30 bases during the same season (31hr/38sb).

    1971

    • Frank "Trader" Lane replaces Marvin Milkes as general manager.

    • With the shift of the Washington franchise to Texas, the Brewers move to the American League East for the 1972 season.

    1972

    • Jim Wilson replaces Frank Lane as general manager in October.

    1973

    • Opening Day is delayed for four days after a 13-inch snowstorm.

    • The Brewers crack the million mark in attendance for the first time with a total of 1,092,158 fans.

    • Jim Colborn becomes the Brewers' first 20-game winner as he tosses a three-hitter against the Yankees in a 5-2 victory on September 26 at County Stadium.

    1974

    • 18-year-old Robin Yount becomes the Brewers' regular shortstop. 

    • The Royals' Steve Busby hurls a no-hitter on June 19, the first American League no-hitter ever pitched at County Stadium.

    • Jim Baumer is appointed director of baseball operations, replacing Jim Wilson, who is named chief of the MLB Scouting Bureau.

    1975
    Aaron photo

    • Baseball's then all-time home run leader, Hank Aaron, returns to Milwaukee as a member of the Brewers.

    • 48,160 fans salute Hank Aaron on "Welcome Home Henry Day" for the home opener on April 11 vs. Cleveland, a 6-2 victory.

    • Milwaukee hosts the Major League All-Star Game on July 15 as 51,480 fans see the National League win, 6-3.

    1976

    • Hank Aaron hits his 755th and final home run on July 20 off California's Dick Drago in the seventh inning of a 6-2 victory at County Stadium.

    • Mike Hegan hits for the cycle on September 3 at Detroit, becoming the first Brewer to accomplish the feat.

    • Hank Aaron records an RBI-single off Detroit's Dave Roberts in his final Major League at-bat on October 3 at County Stadium. 

    1977

    • Harry Dalton replaces Jim Baumer in the front office on November 20.

    1978

    • The Brewers unveil new pinstripe uniforms and a new team logo, the now famous "MB" ball-in-glove design.

    • The Brewers produce their first winning season as they go 93-69 and finish in third place in the American League East.

    • Don Money becomes the first Brewer voted into the starting lineup for the All-Star Game. 

    1979

    • Gorman Thomas becomes the first Brewer to lead the American League in home runs as he produces 45.

  2. 1980s

    1980

    • On March 6, manager George Bamberger suffers a heart attack, later requiring bypass surgery.....Bob "Buck" Rodgers assumes the role as acting manager until Bamberger returns on June 6.

    • Charlie Moore becomes the second Brewer ever to hit for the cycle on October 1 at California.

    • Harry Dalton wheels and deals at the annual Winter Meetings, trading with the St. Louis Cardinals for catcher Ted Simmons, starting pitcher Pete Vuckovich and closer Rollie Fingers on December 12.

    1981

    • In an interrupted season, the Brewers clinch their first postseason spot in franchise history as they defeat Detroit, 2-1, on October 3 at County Stadium.

    • The Brewers, winners of the American League East in the second half of the season, fall to the Yankees, winners of the first half, in the first-ever Division Series, three games to two.

    • Rollie Fingers becomes the first relief pitcher in Major League history to win both the Cy Young Award and Most Valuable Player in the same season.

    1982
    Yount photo

    • The Brewers rebound from a slow start to become American League champions under new manager Harvey Kuenn.....Milwaukee becomes known as "Harvey's Wallbangers" as they go 72-43 after June 2 to finish with the best record in baseball (95-67).

    • Robin Yount is named American League Most Valuable Player.

    • Pete Vuckovich wins the American League Cy Young Award.

    • With the Brewers sweeping both major awards, coupled with the Rollie Fingers sweep in 1981, Milwaukee becomes the first American League team ever to sweep both awards for two straight seasons.

    • Don Sutton is acquired in late August from Houston and posts a 4-1 mark.....he wins the season finale on October 3 in Baltimore to clinch the American League East championship.

    • The Brewers become the first team ever to win a League Championship Series after trailing two games to none as they rally to defeat California in the best-of-five series, earning a spot in their first World Series.

    • In an exciting World Series labeled the "Suds Series," the Brewers fall to the Cardinals in seven games.

    • Brewers fans show their loyalty by turning out in the thousands to greet their heroes at home in a special ticker-tape parade downtown and at County Stadium.

    1983
    Sutton photo

    • The Brewers set an all-time Milwaukee baseball attendance record at County Stadium as 2,397,131 fans go through the turnstiles.

    • Cecil Cooper's 126 RBI set a new franchise record, which would stand until 2009 (Prince Fielder, 141).....he ties Boston's Jim Rice for the Major League lead.

    • Don Sutton fans Alan Bannister in the eighth inning for his 3,000th career strikeout on June 24 vs. Cleveland.....he becomes the eighth pitcher in Major League history to reach that milestone.

    1984

    • Don Sutton becomes the first pitcher in Major League history to record at least 100 strikeouts in 19 consecutive seasons.

    1985

    • Despite an 8-18 record, Danny Darwin becomes the first Brewer to toss a one-hitter, two-hitter and three-hitter in the same season.

    1986

    • Robin Yount collects his 2,000th career hit with a single off Don Schulze on September 6 vs. Cleveland.

    • Teddy Higuera becomes the first 20-game winner for the Brewers since Mike Caldwell in 1978.....Higuera's 20-11 mark makes him the first Mexican-born pitcher to win 20 games in the American League.....he posts his 20th victory on September 25 vs. Baltimore.

    1987

    • The Brewers jump out to a 13-0 start, tying a Major League record.....they also tie the American League record by posting a 17-1 mark through their first 18 games, the furthest into a season with just one loss.

    • Juan Nieves records the first no-hitter in franchise history in a 7-0 win on April 15 at Baltimore, making him the first Puerto Rican-born pitcher to accomplish this feat.

    • Following a quick start, the team falters as they drop 12 straight games and fall out of first place on May 13.

    • Paul Molitor hits safely in 39 straight games following the All-Star break, setting a franchise record and putting together the fifth-best streak in modern day baseball.....the streak marked the longest in the American League since Joe DiMaggio set the Major League record with 56 straight games in 1941.

    1988

    • Robin Yount becomes the third player in Brewers history to hit for the cycle on June 12 at Chicago-AL in a 16-2 win.

    1989

    • Robin Yount is named American League Most Valuable Player, this time as a center fielder.....Yount becomes just the third player in Major League history to win MVP awards at two different positions (1982 at shortstop), joining Stan Musial and Hank Greenberg.

    • The Brewers name their 20th anniversary team as voted on by the fans.....team members include Cecil Cooper, Jim Gantner, Robin Yount, Paul Molitor, Sixto Lezcano, Gorman Thomas, Ben Oglivie, Hank Aaron, Charlie Moore, Pete Vuckovich, Mike Caldwell and Rollie Fingers.

  3. 1990s

    1990

    • The Brewers pound the Angels, 20-7, on July 8 as they score a franchise-record 13 runs in the fifth inning.

    • Texas' Nolan Ryan becomes the 20th pitcher to win 300 games as he defeats the Brewers, 11-3, on July 31 at County Stadium.

    1991

    • Paul Molitor becomes the fourth Brewer ever to hit for the cycle on May 15 at Minnesota.

    • Paul Molitor records his 2,000th career hit with a single off Bret Saberhagen on July 30 at Kansas City.

    • On October 8, the Brewers reorganize their front office and field personnel: Sal Bando is named senior vice president of baseball operations; Al Goldis is named vice president of scouting and planning; Harry Dalton is named senior vice president of special projects and Bruce Manno is named assistant vice president of baseball operations.

    • On October 9, manager Tom Trebelhorn is dismissed.....Phil Garner is named manager on October 30.....he goes on to manage a franchise-record 1,180 games, going 563-617 from 1992-99.

    1992

    • The Brewers retire #34 in honor of Rollie Fingers on August 9.

    • The Brewers beat the Blue Jays, 22-2, on August 28 at the SkyDome and in the process set an American League record with 31 hits and 26 singles.....the Brewers also set franchise records with 22 runs, 38 total bases and their 20-run margin of victory.

    • Robin Yount becomes the 17th player in Major League history to record 3,000 hits when he singles off Jose Mesa in the seventh inning on September 9 vs. Cleveland.....Yount becomes the third-youngest player in Major League history to reach the milestone, behind only Ty Cobb and Hank Aaron.

    • Pat Listach is named American League Rookie of the Year, becoming the first Brewer ever to win the award.

    1993

    • Robin Yount plays his 20th Major League season, all with Milwaukee.

    1994

    • The Brewers celebrate their 25th anniversary as they join the realigned American League Central with new uniforms and a new logo.....the season comes to a halt due to a players' strike in August.

    • Minnesota's Scott Erickson no-hits the Brewers on April 27 at the Metrodome, marking just the second time in franchise history that the team was held without a hit.

    • The Brewers drop a franchise-record 14 consecutive games from May 11-25, going from first place to last place during this stretch.

    • The Brewers retire #19 in honor of Robin Yount on May 29.

    1995

    • On August 19, Governor Tommy Thompson, Milwaukee County Executive Tom Ament, Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist and Brewers President Bud Selig unveil a $250 million financing plan for a new Brewers stadium.

    • On September 28, the Wisconsin State Assembly passes the financing package with a 52-47 vote.

    • The State Senate approves the plan at 5 a.m. on October 6 with a 16-15 vote after the plan fails twice during the previous night.

    • Governor Tommy Thompson signs the Stadium Bill into law in the center-field parking lot at County Stadium on October 12, assuring Wisconsin would remain a Major League state for the next 30 years.

    1996
    Miller Park photo

    • On November 9, the Brewers officially break ground on Miller Park.

    1997

    • The Brewers play their first interleague game on June 13 at Wrigley Field against the Cubs.....Jeff D'Amico leads the Brewers to a 4-2 win.....the Brewers become the first American League team (other than an exhibition contest) to play in Wrigley Field since the 1945 World Series.

    • The Brewers officially become a member of the National League on November 6.....the transfer, the first since the American League was formed at the turn of the century, was necessary to create a 16-team National League and a 14-team American League.....Milwaukee joins the National League Central.

    1998

    • The Brewers play their first game ever as a National League franchise on March 31, dropping a 2-1 contest at Atlanta.

    • The Brewers earn their first victory in the National League with a thrilling 8-6 win on April 2 at Atlanta, highlighted by a Jeromy Burnitz grand slam in the 11th inning.

    • Geoff Jenkins becomes the first Brewer ever to homer in his first Major League game when he belts a solo shot off Orel Hershiser on April 24 at San Francisco.....Jenkins joins Chuck Tanner (1955) as the only players in Milwaukee baseball history to homer in their first game.

    • Manager Phil Garner earns his 500th victory on August 26 at Colorado, the only manager in team history to reach that milestone.

    1999

    • The Brewers retire #4 in honor of Paul Molitor on July 11. 

    • Tragedy strikes Miller Park when a crane collapses, killing three workers on July 14.

    • Robin Yount becomes the first player to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame wearing a Brewers cap on July 25.

    • The Brewers replace manager Phil Garner with interim manager Jim Lefebvre on August 12.....GM Sal Bando is reassigned within the organization as special assistant to the president. 

    • The Brewers name Dean Taylor as senior vice president and general manager on September 21.

    • Davey Lopes is named manager on November 4.

  4. 2000s

    2000

    • Celebrating 30 years as the voice of the Brewers, Bob Uecker throws out the ceremonial first pitch as the Brewers defeat Florida, 4-3, on April 10 in the final home opener at County Stadium.

    • An 8-1 defeat at the hands of the Reds on September 28 is not enough to take away from the County Stadium finale as a crowd of 56,354 is treated to an appearance by Olympic gold medalist Ben Sheets and a 100-minute ceremony emceed by Bob Uecker.....some of the returning heroes include Hall of Famers Hank Aaron and Warren Spahn of the Braves, Willie Davis and Jim Taylor of the Green Bay Packers and Rollie Fingers and Robin Yount of the Brewers.

    2001

    • The Brewers open Miller Park in grand fashion on April 6 by defeating the Reds, 5-4, with President George W. Bush and Commissioner of Baseball Allan H. "Bud" Selig in attendance.

    • A faulty bus duct knocks out power on the left side of the ballpark, resulting in the first and only called game in the history of Miller Park on June 15 vs. Kansas City.

    • For the first time since World War II, Major League Baseball postpones all games from September 11-16 due to multiple terrorist attacks on the United States.....play resumes for the Brewers on September 17 at St. Louis.

    2002

    • At 56-106, the Brewers lose 100 games for the first time ever.

    • Davey Lopes is fired after a 3-12 start on April 18.....Jerry Royster is named interim manager.

    • Milwaukee hosts the All-Star Game on July 9 at Miller Park.....the third event of its kind in Milwaukee, and first since 1975, ends in a tie after both rosters are exhausted through 11 innings.

    • The Brewers pay tribute to the 1982 American League champions with a 20th anniversary celebration on August 20.....among those in attendance are Hall of Famers Robin Yount and Rollie Fingers and future Hall of Famer Paul Molitor.

    • A major shakeup takes place in the front office on September 25 as Wendy Selig-Prieb steps down as president and chief executive officer to become the chair of the board of directors.....local attorney Ulice Payne Jr. is named president and chief executive officer, becoming the highest ranking African American in Major League history.....in addition, the Brewers name Doug Melvin general manager, replacing Dean Taylor.

    • Ned Yost is named manager on October 29.

    2003

    • Bob Uecker is inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 27.

    2004

    • Wendy Selig-Prieb and the Club's board of directors announce that the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club is for sale on January 16.

    • Chad Moeller becomes the fifth Brewer ever to hit for the cycle on April 27 vs. Cincinnati, the first ever to accomplish the feat at home.

    • The Brewers register their largest comeback ever as they rally from a 9-0 deficit to beat the Reds, 10-9, on April 28 at Miller Park.

    • Ben Sheets strikes out 18 batters in a 4-1 win on May 16 vs. Atlanta to set a franchise record.

    • Paul Molitor is inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 25.

    • Los Angeles financier Mark Attanasio is introduced as the prospective new owner of the Brewers on October 6.

    2005

    • Major League Baseball owners unanimously approve Mark Attanasio as the new owner of the Brewers on January 13.

    • The Brewers finish 81-81, snapping a streak of 12 consecutive losing seasons and marking a 14-game improvement over 2004.

    2006

    • The Brewers tie a Major League record by hitting five home runs in the fourth inning of their 11-0 victory on April 22 vs. Cincinnati.....the homers were hit by Bill Hall, Damian Miller, Brady Clark, J.J. Hardy and Prince Fielder.....it marked the fifth time in Major League history that a team hit five home runs in an inning.

    2007

    • For the first time since 1992, the Brewers finish above .500 as they go 83-79 and place second in the National League Central.

    • Detroit's Justin Verlander tosses the third no-hitter ever thrown against the Brewers in the Tigers' 4-0 victory on June 12 at Comerica Park.

    • J.J. Hardy belts the Brewers' 217th home run of the season to break the franchise record (216 in 1982).....the Brewers would finish with 231 home runs, leading the Major Leagues.

    • With a pair of homers on September 25 vs. St. Louis, Prince Fielder becomes the youngest player ever to hit 50 home runs in a season.....at 23 years, 139 days, he breaks the mark of Willie Mays, who hit #50 at the age of 24 years, 137 days.

    • Prince Fielder becomes the first Brewer to win the Hank Aaron Award, which goes to the top offensive performer in each league.....Fielder is presented with the award prior to Game 4 of the World Series in Denver on October 28.

    • Ryan Braun is named National League Rookie of the Year, becoming just the second Brewer ever to win the award.....Pat Listach won it in the American League for the Brewers in 1992.

    2008

    • At 90-72, the Brewers record their most wins in a season since they went 92-70 in 1992.....the team produces consecutive winning seasons for the first time since 1991 (83-79) and 1992.

    • Ned Yost (83-67) is dismissed as manager with 12 games remaining on September 15.....he is replaced by Dale Sveum (7-5).

    • The Brewers clinch the National League Wild Card on the last day of the season (September 28 vs. Chicago-NL) to qualify for the postseason for the first time since 1982.

    • The Brewers fall to the Phillies, three games to one, in the NLDS.

    • The Brewers reach the three-million mark in attendance for the first time in franchise history (3,068,458).

    • As part of the new attendance record (since broken), the team has 44 sellouts, including 22 in a row from July 10 to September 1.

    • Ben Sheets becomes the first pitcher in franchise history to start an All-Star Game.....he tosses a pair of scoreless innings in the game which was played at Yankee Stadium during the final season of the historic ballpark.

    • In the biggest trade in franchise history, the Brewers acquire reigning American League Cy Young Award winner CC Sabathia from Cleveland on July 7 in exchange for outfielder Matt LaPorta, pitchers Zach Jackson and Rob Bryson and a player to be named (outfielder Michael Brantley).....Sabathia goes on to post an 11-2 record with a 1.65 ERA for the Brewers.

    • Due to Hurricane Ike, the Cubs and Astros are forced to play two games at Miller Park on September 14 and 15.....Carlos Zambrano tosses the first no-hitter in Miller Park history with his 5-0 win on September 14.

    • Ken Macha is named manager on October 30.

    2009

    • The Brewers sign then all-time saves leader Trevor Hoffman as a free agent on January 13.

    • For the second consecutive season and second time in franchise history, the Brewers reach the three-million mark in attendance (3,037,451).

    • Prince Fielder becomes the first Brewer to win the Home Run Derby as he defeats the Rangers' Nelson Cruz in the final round on July 13 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis during All-Star festivities.

    • Prince Fielder breaks the franchise record for RBI in a season with his 127th, coming on a sacrifice fly on September 19 vs. Houston.....Fielder breaks the record in front of Astros manager and previous record-holder Cecil Cooper (1983).....he finishes with 141 RBI.

  5. 2010s

    2010
    Hoffman photo

    • Jody Gerut becomes the sixth Brewer ever to hit for the cycle in the 17-3 win on May 8 at Arizona.

    • The Brewers unveil a statue outside Miller Park on August 24 honoring Commissioner Bud Selig, the former owner of the team.....many special guests attend the event, including Hall of Famers Hank Aaron, Robin Yount, Paul Molitor and Rollie Fingers.

    • Then all-time saves leader Trevor Hoffman notches career save #600 in a 4-2 win on September 7 vs. St. Louis.

    • Ron Roenicke is named manager on November 4.

    • 2009 American League Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke is acquired from Kansas City in a six-player trade on December 19.

    2011

    • At 96-66, the Brewers establish a franchise record for wins as they capture their first National League Central championship.....the team goes a Major League-best 57-24 at home, establishing a franchise record for home wins.

    • The Brewers clinch the NL Central with a 4-1 win on September 23 vs. Florida combined with a Cardinals loss to the Cubs that night.

    • The Brewers defeat Arizona in the NLDS, three games to two, as Nyjer Morgan drives home Carlos Gomez with an RBI-single in the bottom of the 10th inning of Game 5 on October 7 at Miller Park.

    • The Brewers fall to the Cardinals, four games to two, in the NLCS.

    • The Brewers reach the three-million mark in attendance for the third time (all since 2008) with a franchise-record 3,071,373.

    • Ryan Braun signs a five-year contract extension on April 21, keeping him in Milwaukee through the 2020 season with a mutual option for 2021.

    • Ryan Braun (33hr/33sb) becomes the second player in franchise history to produce a 30/30 season, joining Tommy Harper (1970).

    • Prince Fielder becomes the first Brewer to be named MVP of the All-Star Game as he belts a 3-run homer off C.J. Wilson to lead the National League to a 5-1 win on July 12 at Chase Field in Arizona.

    • George Kottaras becomes the seventh Brewer ever to hit for the cycle in an 8-2 win on September 3 at Houston.

    • John Axford notches his 45th save of the season in a 6-4 win on September 24 vs. Florida to set a new franchise single-season record.....Axford would finish the season with 46 saves, tied for the National League lead.

    • Ryan Braun is named National League Most Valuable Player on November 22, marking the fourth time in franchise history, and first time since 1989, that a Brewer has taken home MVP honors.

    2012

    • Jonathan Lucroy becomes the first catcher in Major League history to produce two 7-RBI games in the same season when he pulls off the feat on May 20 vs. Minnesota and again on August 30 at Chicago-NL.

    • The Brewers unveil a statue of legendary announcer Bob Uecker outside Miller Park on August 31.....Bob Costas emcees the event attended by Hank Aaron and other dignitaries.

    • Ryan Braun (41hr/30sb) becomes the first player in franchise history with a 40/30 season as he finishes second to the Giants' Buster Posey in National League Most Valuable Player voting.

    2013

    • Ryan Braun is suspended by Major League Baseball on July 22 for the remainder of the season (65 games) for violations of the Basic Agreement and its Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

    • Carlos Gomez (24hr/40sb) becomes the first player in franchise history with a 20/40 season.....he produces his 40th stolen base on September 29 at New York-NL, the final day of the season.

    • Carlos Gomez earns the first Gold Glove Award by a Brewer since Robin Yount won one at shortstop in 1982.....Gomez becomes just the second outfielder in franchise history to win the award, joining right fielder Sixto Lezcano (1979).

    2014

    • The Brewers spend 150 days in first place but fail to make the postseason.....the team had at least a share of first place every day from April 5 to August 31.

    • The team unveils the "Brewers Wall of Honor" at Miller Park on June 13, inducting an inaugural class of 58 players, coaches and executives who met a set criteria based on service to the Club and/or career accomplishments.

    • Yovani Gallardo becomes the all-time franchise leader in strikeouts with #1,207 coming on September 8 vs. Miami (Jarrod Saltalamacchia).....Gallardo passed Ben Sheets (1,206).

    • Jonathan Lucroy ties a franchise record with 53 doubles and becomes the first primary catcher in modern Major League history (since 1900) to lead his league in that category.....his 46 doubles as a catcher set a new Major League record, breaking the previous mark of 45 by Ivan Rodriguez in 1996.

    2015

    • Ron Roenicke is dismissed as manager on May 3 after the team starts 7-18.....Craig Counsell is named manager on May 4.

    • "The Selig Experience" is unveiled at Miller Park on May 28.....the state-of-the-art attraction was built to honor former Brewers owner and retired Commissioner of Baseball Bud Selig.

    • On August 11 in Chicago, Doug Melvin announces that he would be stepping down as general manager at the end of the season.

    • Ryan Braun becomes the all-time franchise leader in home runs as he hits career homer #252 on August 19 vs. Miami, a solo shot off former Brewer Chris Narveson.....Robin Yount (251) had been the previous all-time franchise leader in home runs.

    • David Stearns is named general manager on September 21.