Milwaukee Brewers by Gary Derong

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The 2011 season brought the teams highest winning percentage ever. They made it to The Crusher In 2007, Brewers first baseman basem n Prince Fielder became the youngest major league player to hit 50 home runs in a season. He was 23 years and 139 days old. Hall of Famer WilWilllie Mays had been the youngest at 24 years, 137 days in 1955. Fielder finished the 2007 season with an even 50, breaking the Brewers' record of 45 shared by Gorman Gorman Thomas in 1979 and Richie Sexson in 2001 200 andd 2003.

Bando had been ordered to trim Listach became the AL payroll. Brewers fans noticed Rookie of the Year after steal- that their team had been unable ing a team-record 54 bases in to add a key player or two for 1992. Hamilton swiped 41. In the 1992 division race. Things all, the Brewers made off with would only get worse. 256. This was almost 100 more than the AL’s next-best team. Surprisingly, They did in December 1992. That month, Molitor was Milwaukee allowed to leave Milwaukee as also led the league in pitching, a free agent.

Bud Selig became base- a realignment in 1994. Each ball’s acting commissioner on league went from two divisions September 9, 1992—the day Yount collected his 3,000th Stay-at-Home Czar career hit. Team owners ousted Commissioner Bud Selig moved baseball's operations center from New York to Milwaukee. Although his role changed from team owner to the most important person in baseball, his daily habits did not. baseball, C Customers in the h parking parki k g llot off Gilles custard stand got used to seeseeing him conduct baseball's official business while sitting sitti g in his car eating lunch.

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