22 Facts About Milwaukee Brewers


Milwaukee Brewers are an American professional baseball team based in Milwaukee.

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The Milwaukee Brewers are named for the city's association with the brewing industry.

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Milwaukee Brewers had previously been a National League city when its team was the Milwaukee Brewers Braves .

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In 1981, Milwaukee Brewers won the American League East Division in the second half of the strike-shortened season.

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In 1982, Milwaukee won the American League East Division and the American League Pennant, earning their only World Series appearance to date as the Brewers.

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Selig had originally planned to change the Brewers' colors to navy blue and red in honor of the minor league American Association's Milwaukee Brewers, but was forced to simply remove the Seattle markings from the Pilots' blue-and-gold uniforms and sew "BREWERS" on the front.

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Milwaukee Brewers finally got their own flannel design in 1971, but only for their home jerseys.

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In 1972, the Milwaukee Brewers entered the double-knit era with uniforms based upon their flannels: all white with "BREWERS" on the front and blue and yellow trim on the sleeves, neck, waistband and down the side of the pants; the uniform took on the form of a pullover jersey and an elastic waistband.

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The road uniforms continued to be powder blue, but for the first time the city name, "Milwaukee Brewers", graced the chest in an upward slant in script form .

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In 1990, the Milwaukee Brewers made significant modifications to their uniforms, switching from pullover to button-down jerseys .

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In 2006, the Milwaukee Brewers introduced Retro Sundays, when the Milwaukee Brewers would wear uniforms featuring the "ball-in-glove" logo.

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In 2010, the Brewers debuted a new alternate road jersey which, like the other alternate jersey, is navy blue, but bears a script "Milwaukee" on the front.

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In 2016, the Milwaukee Brewers replaced their road navy and home gold alternates with a new navy alternate jersey.

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On November 18,2019, the Milwaukee Brewers published "Glove Story", a series of videos and written work showcasing the new branding of the team, with a uniform unveiling event at Miller Park occurring the same evening.

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In 2022, the Milwaukee Brewers added a "City Connect" uniform in conjunction with Nike.

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Four Milwaukee Brewers have won the MLB Most Valuable Player Award during their careers with the team: Rollie Fingers, Robin Yount, Ryan Braun, and Christian Yelich .

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Two Milwaukee Brewers have won the Hank Aaron Award: Prince Fielder and Christian Yelich .

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Six Milwaukee Brewers have won the Rawlings Gold Glove Award, two have won the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award, and ten have won the Silver Slugger Award.

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Seventy Milwaukee Brewers have been selected to play in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, and five have been named to All-MLB Teams.

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Eight Milwaukee Brewers have been inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame after spending some or all of their careers with the team.

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Milwaukee Brewers have retired five uniform numbers in honor of former players and team personnel.

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Nine individuals associated with the Milwaukee Brewers have been inducted in the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame.

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