The Milwaukee Brewers are a professional baseball team that has been playing in Major League Baseball since 1969. They have had their fair share of ups and downs over the years but continue to strive for excellence each season. With American Family Field as their home, they bring exciting games and loyal fans all year long with 41,900 people cheering them on from the stands. From winning division titles to making World Series appearances, this franchise is one worth watching.
1. Ryan Braun
- 6× All-Star (2008–2012, 2015), NL MVP (2011), NL Rookie of the Year (2007), 5× Silver Slugger Award (2008–2012), NL home run leader (2012), Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Ryan Braun was born on November 17, 1983 in Mission Hills, Los Angeles. He made his MLB debut with the Milwaukee Brewers in 2007 and has since played for them until 2020.
Braun is a left fielder and bats right-handed but throws right-handed as well. In total, he has tallied 2,295 hits in 9 seasons with the Brewers – including 1,332 while playing at home – along with 521 runs scored and 298 RBIs over that time period.
Braun's reputation took a hit after it was revealed he had used performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) during his career; however, he successfully appealed his suspension from baseball in 2017 and returned to play later that year under new rules set by MLB which banned PED use indefinitely .
Braun is currently an outfielder for the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA where he won a championship this past season
2. Robin Yount
- 3× All-Star (1980, 1982, 1983), 2× AL MVP (1982, 1989), Gold Glove Award (1982), 3× Silver Slugger Award (1980, 1982, 1989), Milwaukee Brewers No. 19 retired, American Family Field Walk of Fame, Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Robin Yount was a shortstop and center fielder who played for the Milwaukee Brewers from 1974 to 1993. He had an impressive batting average of .285 and hit 3,142 home runs in his MLB career.
Yount won two Gold Glove Awards and five Silver Slugger Awards during his time with the Brewers. In 2006, he became manager of the Class A Beloit Snappers in the independent American Association (AA).
On October 6, 2016, at age 67 years old, Robin Yount announced his retirement as manager of Beloit Snappers after fourteen seasons in charge. Robin Yount was a 3-time all-star and 2 time MVP for the Milwaukee Brewers.
He is in both the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the American Family Field Walk of Fame. Robin played his entire career with the Brewers, retiring in 1993 after 19 seasons.
3. Paul Molitor
- 7× All-Star (1980, 1985, 1988, 1991–1994), World Series champion (1993), World Series MVP (1993), 4× Silver Slugger Award (1987, 1988, 1993, 1996), AL Manager of the Year (2017), Milwaukee Brewers No. 4 retired, American Family Field Walk of Fame, Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor, Major League Baseball All-Time Team
Molitor is a three-time All-Star and two-time Gold Glove winner. He spent his entire 17-year MLB career with the Minnesota Twins, where he was their manager from 1998 to 2002.
Molitor won the American League Most Valuable Player Award in 1997 while playing for the Brewers. Molitor played college ball at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville before being drafted by Milwaukee in 1978.
After retiring as an active player, Molitor served as interim manager of the Twins in 2003 and 2004 before taking on that role full time in 2005. In 2006, he became the first position coach ever to lead both teams in wins during a season – managing Minnesota to 103 victories while also coaching their outfielders; they finished second behind Boston in league standings that year Paul Molitor is one of the most successful managers in baseball history.
He led Minnesota to a World Series victory in 1993 and was named Manager of the Year that same year. Molitor also has a reputation as an excellent base stealer, accumulating 504 stolen bases during his career. Paul Molitor retired from playing professional baseball after the 1998 season and became manager of the Milwaukee Brewers later that year. He stayed with them until 1992, when he joined Toronto as their manager. After leaving Toronto, Molitor served as manager for three seasons with the Minnesota Twins before retiring from coaching at the end of 2018 to focus on his role as special assistant to team president Dave Stearns .
4. Prince Fielder
- 6× All-Star (2007, 2009, 2011–2013, 2015), 3× Silver Slugger Award (2007, 2011, 2012), NL Hank Aaron Award (2007), AL Comeback Player of the Year (2015), NL home run leader (2007), MLB RBI leader (2009), American Family Field Walk of Fame, Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Prince Fielder is a former first baseman who has played in the MLB for over 10 years. He was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers out of high school and went on to have a successful career with them, winning three Silver Slugger Awards.
In July 2016, Prince Fielder announced his retirement from professional baseball after 11 seasons with the Texas Rangers. Prince Fieldser is known for his powerhitting abilities and boasts an impressive batting average (.283). His trademark move is the "Prince Swing" - a powerful swing that he developed while playing forthe Milwaukee Brewers Prince Fielder will be remembered most fondly for his time spent with the Detroit Tigers where he won two World Series championships (2008 & 2012) and was named MVP both times.
Prince Fielder is a three-time all-star, two-time silver slugger award winner and NL home run leader. Prince Fielder was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2005 and spent seven seasons with them before being traded to Detroit in 2012. In 2013, Prince signed with the Texas Rangers where he finished his career after playing one season there.
5. Ben Sheets
- 4× All-Star (2001, 2004, 2007, 2008), Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Ben Sheets was drafted by the Brewers in the 1st round of the 1998 amateur draft. Ben made his MLB debut for Milwaukee in 2001 and has been a member of their rotation ever since, save for a four-year stint with Houston from 2007 to 2010.
In 2012, he signed with Atlanta as a free agent and finished out his career with them in 2013. He had an ERA below 3 throughout most of his career but did have one season where it reached 5 (2007). Ben is considered among the best pitchers in Braves' history and holds several franchise records, including appearances (545), innings pitched (22881/3) and strikeouts (13679).
He has also won two NL Cy Young Awards, once each with Milwaukee in 2003 and Atlanta in 2008, becoming only the third pitcher to win both awards multiple times; after Roger Clemens and Sandy Koufax . After retiring from baseball, Sheets started coaching at Georgia Southern University before joining ESPN as a commentator for college baseball games starting late 2016
6. Christian Yelich
- 2× All-Star (2018, 2019), NL MVP (2018), All-MLB First Team (2019), Gold Glove Award (2014), 3× Silver Slugger Award (2016, 2018, 2019), 2× NL Hank Aaron Award (2018, 2019), 2× NL batting champion (2018, 2019), 3x Hit for the cycle (2018 (2x), 2022), 30–30 club (2019), All-World Baseball Classic Team (2017)
Christian Yelich is a left fielder for the Milwaukee Brewers and was one of the most highly anticipated players in all of baseball when he made his MLB debut.
Despite being only 31 years old, Yelich has already amassed 1,352 hits and 174 home runs in just 635 games played. He's an incredibly productive hitter with a batting average that won't be dropping anytime soon.
In addition to his on-field performance, Yelich is well-known for his charitable work both in America and abroad - he has raised millions of dollars for many different causes through various charity events over the course of his career.
Christian Yelich will continue to play at an elite level into the future as long as he remains healthy - there's no denying that this guy is one heck of a player. Christian Yelich has been a consistent performer for the Miami Marlins since 2013.
He is a three-time All-Star, two-time NL MVP, and one of the best hitters in baseball. Yelich has led the league in batting average twice and hit 30 home runs both seasons. In 2019 he was also named an all-star game starter as well as winning his first Gold Glove Award to go with his 3 Silver Slugger Awards from 2016, 2018 and 2019.
Christian Yelich is not only one of the best hitters in baseball but he’s also a great fielder who has won multiple awards at shortstop including 2nd Team All MLB First Team selection this past season There’s no doubt that Christian Yelich will continue to be one of the top players in baseball and could potentially reach even greater heights with continued success
7. Cecil Cooper
- 5× All-Star (1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1985), 2× Gold Glove Award (1979, 1980), 3× Silver Slugger Award (1980–1982), Roberto Clemente Award (1983), 2× AL RBI leader (1980, 1983), American Family Field Walk of Fame, Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Cecil Cooper played first base and managed the Houston Astros in 2007. He had a batting average of .298 with 2,192 hits and 241 home runs in his MLB career.
Cecil Cooper was born on December 20, 1949, in Brenham, Texas. After playing for the Boston Red Sox from 1971 to 1987, Cooper became manager of the Milwaukee Brewers in 1988 and remained there until his retirement after the 1995 season.
Cecil Cooper is a three-time All-Star who won two Gold Gloves as an infielder with Boston (1974–75) and one with Milwaukee (1985). In 1999 he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame as part of its inaugural class; he received 71% of votes cast by members of the Veterans Committee Cooper was an All-Star outfielder for the Boston Red Sox and Milwaukee Brewers in the 1970s.
Cooper won two Gold Glove Awards, three Silver Slugger Awards, and a Roberto Clemente Award while playing with the Astros from 2007 to 2009. Cecil Cooper is most known for his batting average of .501 which he achieved throughout his career as an outfielder.
8. Geoff Jenkins
- All-Star (2003), World Series champion (2008), American Family Field Walk of Fame, Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Jenkins played in the MLB for 10 seasons, from 1998 to 2008. He was primarily a left fielder, but he also played right field on occasion. Jenkins had an excellent career batting average of .267 and compiled more than 1,000 hits in his ten years in the majors.
However, Jenkins' best season came during his second year with the Brewers when he hit .305 with 27 home runs and 92 RBIs. After leaving Milwaukee following the 2004 season, Jenkins spent time with both the Phillies and Detroit Tigers before ending his career with Philadelphia at the end of 2008 campaign.
Geoff Jenkins is now retired from playing professional baseball but remains active as a coach for various youth organizations throughout Washington state Geoff Jenkins was a four-time all-star and two time World Series champion with the Milwaukee Brewers. Geoff Jenkins batted .275 with 221 home runs and 733 RBI in his career.
Geoff Jenkins was born on September 10, 1968 in Lynchburg, Virginia. Geoff Jenkins is currently the hitting coach for the Philadelphia Phillies organization
9. Gorman Thomas
- All-Star (1981), 2× AL home run leader (1979, 1982), American Family Field Walk of Fame, Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Gorman Thomas was a center fielder for the Milwaukee Brewers from 1973-1986. He is best known as the player who threw out Terry Pendleton's record-breaking home run in Game 1 of the 1991 NLCS.
In 1988, Thomas was part of an all-star team that won the World Series championship. After his playing career ended, he served as a coach for several teams including the Phillies and Astros before retiring in 2000.
Thomas is currently a color commentator for MLB games on Fox Sports West and Fox Deportes . Gorman Thomas was one of the most successful hitters in Milwaukee Brewers history. He batted over .300 for six seasons and hit 268 home runs.
Gorman also had a very good batting average, hitting above .225 for six straight seasons from 1973 to 1978. In total, Gorman played 17 seasons in the majors and hit 780 RBIs – an impressive feat given that he played on some of the best teams ever during his career (Milwaukee, Cleveland and Seattle).
After leaving baseball, Gorman became a sports agent and represented players such as Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens throughout their careers.
10. Rollie Fingers
- 7× All-Star (1973–1976, 1978, 1981, 1982), 3× World Series champion (1972–1974), AL MVP (1981), AL Cy Young Award (1981), World Series MVP (1974), 4× Rolaids Relief Man Award (1977, 1978, 1980, 1981), 3× MLB saves leader (1977, 1978, 1981), Pitched a combined no-hitter on September 28, 1975, Oakland Athletics No. 34 retired, Milwaukee Brewers No. 34 retired, Athletics Hall of Fame, American Family Field Walk of Fame, Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Rollie Fingers was an MLB pitcher for 20 seasons and won 114 games. He is most famous for his dominant pitching in the 1978 season, when he led the Padres to a division title.
After that year, Rollie Fingers' career went downhill, as he struggled with injuries and alcoholism over the next few years. In 1985, Rollie Fingers retired from baseball after a poor performance at the end of the season with Milwaukee Brewers Rollie Fingers was an All-Star pitcher for the Oakland Athletics from 1968 to 1976 and then with the San Diego Padres from 1977 to 1980.
He helped lead both teams to World Series championships in 1972, 1974 and 1981. His accomplishments include three Cy Young Awards (1981), a MVP Award (1981) and four Rolaids Relief Man Awards (1977, 1978, 1980, 1981). Fingers pitched a combined no-hitter on September 28th 1975 for the Oakland A's against the Milwaukee Brewers at Candlestick Park in California. After his playing career he served as pitching coach with various teams including the Brewers and Padres before eventually joining the Athletics front office as assistant general manager/player personnel director in 1998 where he remained until his retirement in 2007
11. Jonathan Lucroy
- 2× All-Star (2014, 2016), Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Jonathan Lucroy is a catcher who was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the first round of the 2010 MLB Draft. He made his debut with the Brewers in May of that year and has since played for them, as well as teams like the San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals.
Lucroy is a three-time All-Star and has won two Gold Glove Awards during his time in professional baseball. His batting average sits at .274 on an impressive 108 home runs hit throughout his career to date (both figures are career highs). Lucroy became a reliable and productive player for the Milwaukee Brewers, appearing in two All-Star Games.
Lucroy originally played catcher but transitioned to first base because of injuries to other players on the team. Lucroy is an outstanding fielder with good hands and anticipation; he made several spectacular catches during his tenure with the Milwaukee Brewers. Lucroy was traded to the Texas Rangers before the 2017 season, where he continued his stellar play as one of their top hitters and catchers.
The Oakland Athletics acquired him from Texas in exchange for Joakim Soria prior to the 2018 season, and he has since been one of their most consistent hitters both at home plate and behind the pitching staffs’ nets..
12. Lorenzo Cain
- 2× All-Star (2015, 2018), World Series champion (2015), ALCS MVP (2014), Gold Glove Award (2019)
Lorenzo Cain is a free agent outfielder who has spent his entire MLB career with the Milwaukee Brewers. Cain had an excellent 2018 season, posting a .270 batting average and 26 home runs in spite of missing time due to injury.
He was originally signed by the Brewers as an undrafted free agent out of Valdosta State University in Georgia in 2010. Cain has been praised for his speed and defensive ability, earning him four Gold Glove Awards throughout his career thus far with Milwaukee.
Lorenzo Cain is a two-time All-Star and World Series champion with the Milwaukee Brewers. He has won several awards including a Gold Glove Award and MVP in 2014, as well as an ALCS championship this year. Lorenzo Cain was born on October 3, 1986 in Decatur, Alabama.
After playing college baseball at Auburn University, he was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in 2008 and played for them until 2017 when he moved to Milwaukee.
13. CC Sabathia
- 6× All-Star (2003, 2004, 2007, 2010–2012), World Series champion (2009), AL Cy Young Award (2007), ALCS MVP (2009), 2× MLB wins leader (2009, 2010)
CC Sabathia is a 42-year old pitcher who has spent his entire career with the New York Yankees. Over the course of his 15-year MLB career, Sabathia has compiled an impressive record of 331–221 and 3,154 strikeouts in 5,097 innings pitched.
In 2019, CC Sabathia made his final appearance for the Yankees after announcing he would be retiring at season's end. A two-time AL Cy Young Award winner (2009 and 2010), Sabathia was also named to five All-Star teams and finished in the top ten in voting on four occasions.
Known for his strong fastball ball rotation and effective changeup pitch, CC Sabathia will go down as one of the greatest pitchers in Yankee history. CC Sabathia is a seven-time All-Star and two-time MLB wins leader. He has had an impressive win–loss record, posting 251 victories against 161 losses in his career.
In 2007, CC Sabathia won the AL Cy Young Award after leading the league in ERA (3.74) and strikeouts (3,093). After spending eight years with Cleveland Indians, he was traded to Milwaukee Brewers before signing with New York Yankees in 2009. Sabathia helped lead the Yankees to back–to–back World Series titles in 2016 and 2017 before retiring at the end of 2019 season due to injury
14. Carlos Gómez
- 2× All-Star (2013, 2014), Gold Glove Award (2013), Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Carlos Gómez is a center fielder who formerly played for the Mets and Rangers. He has spent his entire MLB career with New York or Texas, appearing in over 1,000 games between the two teams.
Carlos Gómez bats right-handed and throws left-handed. In 2019 he was traded to the Rays but did not appear in any games for them before retiring at the end of the season due to injury. Carlos Gómez has been called one of the best defensive center fielders in baseball history, and his speed on defense makes him difficult to hit against even if he does not have a good batting average offensively Carlos Gómez is a Major League Baseball outfielder who has played for the Mets, Twins and Brewers.
He was named an All-Star in 2013 and 2014, as well as being awarded a Gold Glove Award in 2013. Carlos Gomez originally signed with the Milwaukee Brewers in 2010, but he only spent two seasons with them before signing with the Houston Astros in 2015. He had another successful spell with the Astros before joining the Texas Rangers midway through the 2016 season. In 2018 Carlos Gomez rejoined his former club, New York Mets, where he currently plays professional baseball
15. Yovani Gallardo
- All-Star (2010), Silver Slugger Award (2010), Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Gallardo made his MLB debut with the Milwaukee Brewers in 2007. He pitched for nine teams over a ten-year career, including stints with the Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers.
Gallardo was considered one of the most consistent pitchers in baseball during his time on the field, finishing no lower than sixth in Cy Young voting three times (2010–12). Injuries were a major problem for Gallardo throughout his career, as he suffered from various arm ailments that forced him to miss large portions of games at different points in his career.
After announcing his retirement from professional baseball following the 2018 season, Gallardo is currently working as an analyst for Fox Sports 1's Major League Baseball coverage Gallardo was a four-time all-star and won a silver slugger award in 2010. Gallardo had an impressive win–loss record of 121–101 with 4.06 ERA over 13 seasons with Milwaukee, Texas Rangers, Baltimore Orioles and Seattle Mariners.
In 2018, Gallardo joined the Cincinnati Reds as a free agent but he only managed to pitch 8 games before being released in July due to injury concerns. Yovani is currently signed with the Texas Rangers for the 2019 season but his future remains uncertain after undergoing surgery on his elbow earlier this year
16. Josh Hader
- 4× All-Star (2018, 2019, 2021, 2022), 2× All-MLB First Team (2019, 2021), 3× NL Reliever of the Year (2018, 2019, 2021), NL saves leader (2020), Pitched a combined no-hitter on September 11, 2021, , MLB records, , Most consecutive outs via strikeout (16) on September 22, 2018, Most consecutive hitless appearances (12), Fastest player to reach 400 strikeouts (accomplished in 234.2 IP), Most consecutive saves to start a season (18)
Josh Hader is a pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers and had an impressive rookie season in 2017. He has continued to be one of the best pitchers in baseball over the past two years, but he has struggled with injuries recently.
Josh Hader is known for his wildness on the mound and this often gets him into trouble. However, he still manages to win games for teams when healthy. As one of the top young pitchers in MLB, it will be interesting to see what happens next for Josh Hader as he continues to develop his skills as a player Hader is one of the Brewers' top relievers and was named an All-Star in 2018, 2019, and 2021.
Hader has a 2× All-MLB First Team nod and led the NL with saves in 2020. In 12 hitless appearances over a span of 16 games, Hader recorded 10 strikeouts without issuing a walk to set an MLB record. Josh's success didn't stop at the diamond; he also pitched a no-hitter on September 11th, 2021 against the Padres
17. Bill Hall
- Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Hall played in the MLB for six seasons, most notably with the Baltimore Orioles. Hall had a successful career as an infielder and outfielder, hitting over .300 each season.
He was traded to the Brewers after his first season in the MLB and spent three more seasons with them before being dealt to Baltimore. In 2012, Hall missed time due to injury and was released by Baltimore later that year.
Hall was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 3rd round of the 2002 MLB Amateur Draft. He made his MLB debut with the Brewers in 2003 and played a pivotal role on their 2006 World Series Championship team. In 2009, Hall signed with Seattle as a free agent and helped them to win the American League West title that season.
After one year with Houston, he returned to Seattle for two more seasons before being traded to Boston during the 2010 season where he enjoyed his most successful run as an outfielder (2010-2011). On November 12th, 2011 Bill Hall hit a walk off home run against Oakland helping Boston clinch their first championship since 2004 .
In 2012 Bill Hall was traded along with Jeremy Jeffress and Alex Torres to Baltimore for starter Jason Hammel and minor league pitcher Zach Davies .
18. Rickie Weeks Jr.
- All-Star (2011), Golden Spikes Award (2003), Dick Howser Trophy (2003), Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Weeks was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2003 and made his MLB debut that year. He played for the Brewers until 2017, when he signed with the Tampa Bay Rays.
Weeks has had a successful career as a second baseman, batting .273 with 371 home runs and 1,028 RBI in 11 seasons. He's also been very durable, playing in at least 162 games every season since 2004.
Weeks is known for his power hitting ability and is one of only four players to bat over .300 with more than 400 home runs during their careers (along with Alex Rodriguez , Barry Bonds , and Harmon Killebrew ).
After spending most of 2018 on the disabled list due to an ankle injury, Weeks announced his retirement from baseball on June 6th, 2017 after 10 years in the league. Rickie Weeks Jr. was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2003 and played for them until 2014.
He had a career batting average of .246 with 161 home runs and 474 RBIs during that time. Weeks also won an All-Star game, a Golden Spikes Award, and a Dick Howser Trophy while playing for the Milwaukee Brewers organization. After leaving the Brewers, Weeks signed with the Seattle Mariners in 2015 where he remained until 2016 when he was traded to Arizona Diamondbacks for prospects including Dansby Swanson and Patrick Corbin..
19. Freddy Peralta
- All-Star (2021)
Freddy Peralta is a 26-year old pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers. He was drafted in the first round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Seattle Mariners, but did not sign with them and went to play for Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the Atlantic League instead.
In 2018, he signed with the Milwaukee Brewers and made his debut against the Chicago Cubs on May 13th. Freddy has a fastball that tops out at 97 mph, as well as a slider and changeup which he uses to vary his pitch mix depending on what hitters are doing (he threw 50 percent sliders last season).
He has been praised by some observers for having impressive control - being able to throw strikes even when things get tough - while others have noted that he still needs work on refining his secondary pitches into consistent weapons. Freddy is seen as someone who could develop into an ace pitcher in Major League Baseball if he continues to make strides in this area of his game over time.
20. Corey Hart
- 2× All-Star (2008, 2010), Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Hart was signed by the Milwaukee Brewers as a free agent in 2004. He played for the Brewers until 2008, when he was traded to the Texas Rangers. Hart had a successful stint with the Rangers, batting .304 with 137 RBIs in three seasons.
In 2011, Hart signed with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and batted .269 with 33 HR and 108 RBI in 133 games. Hart announced his retirement from professional baseball on May 2nd, 2014 after playing for four teams over thirteen years Hart was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the first round of the 2004 MLB Draft.
Hart made his Major League debut with Milwaukee in 2006 and played for them until 2012, when he was traded to Seattle. In 2014, Hart signed with Pittsburgh and has been a valuable contributor both offensively and defensively for them ever since. Hart is one of just four players in history to hit over 30 home runs three times, along with Hank Aaron, Mickey Mantle, and Barry Bonds.
Hart is widely considered one of the best sluggers in baseball history and is always a threat at bat no matter who he's facing off against.
21. Teddy Higuera
- Win–loss record: 94–64
- Earned run average: 3.61
- Strikeouts: 1,081
- All-Star (1986), American Family Field Walk of Fame, Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Higuera was a successful pitcher in the Major Leagues for nearly two decades. He had an impressive record, including three division titles and one World Series appearance with the Milwaukee Brewers.
Higuera also threw left-handed, which helped him become one of the most dominant pitchers in MLB history. Higuera retired from baseball after playing for the Seattle Mariners in 1994. He now works as a television commentator and analyst for MLB games.
Higuera was a key player on teams that had an impressive record of 94 wins and 64 losses. Higuera helped lead the Brewers to their first World Series appearance in 1985, where they lost to the St. Louis Cardinals in seven games. Higuera also played for Milwaukee from 1993-1994 before retiring at the end of the season due to injury.
After his playing career ended, Higuera became a scout with the Brewers organization and later worked as a manager in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball League (NPB). Teddy Higuera was inducted into both the Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame and the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2011 during ceremonies held in Cooperstown, New York..
22. Jeff Cirillo
- 2× All-Star (1997, 2000), Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Jeff Cirillo made his MLB debut with the Milwaukee Brewers in 1994. In 2007, Jeff Cirillo played his last game for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Over his career, Jeff Cirillo batted .296 with 112 home runs.
He was a three-time Gold Glove winner and two-time All Star selection during his time in the Majors. After leaving baseball,Jeff Cirillo became a sportscaster for Fox Sports Arizona where he currently works as an analyst on their broadcasts of games from Chase Field Jeff Cirillo is a two-time All-Star and Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor member.
Jeff played for the Colorado Rockies, Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres from 1994 to 2006. In 2007, he signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks where he spent one season before retiring in 2008 at age 36.
23. B. J. Surhoff
- All-Star (1999), Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor, Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame
B. J. Surhoff had a long and successful career in the MLB, playing for the Milwaukee Brewers, Baltimore Orioles, and Texas Rangers over 17 seasons. He was well-known for his batting average (.282), hits (2,326), home runs (188), and run batted in totals (1,153).
His best year came in 1998 when he hit 27 home runs with 103 RBIs for the Orioles. After retiring as a player in 2005, Surhoff served as an assistant general manager of the Rangers until his firing midway through the 2011 season after several team management changes were made without his input or approval.
BJS currently works as a color commentator on MASN SportsNet's coverage of Washington Nationals games alongside play-by-play broadcaster Bob Carpenter Jr.. B. J. Surhoff was a shortstop who played for the Milwaukee Brewers and Baltimore Orioles in the late 1980s and early 1990s, amassing career totals of 2,716 hits and 1,010 RBI.
As an all-star player with Milwaukee in 1999, he helped lead his team to its first National League pennant since 1982. He also earned Gold Glove Awards at both short stop (1990) and third base (1999). In 2002 he signed as a free agent with Atlanta where he spent three seasons before retiring after the 2005 campaign; during that time he hit .269/.337/.458 with 39 home runs in 535 games played overall.
After hanging up his spikes for good, Surhoff served as a broadcaster for the Baltimore Orioles from 2006 to 2013 before joining ESPN's network MLB coverage full-time starting in 2014
24. Corbin Burnes
- 2× All-Star (2021, 2022), All-MLB First Team (2021), NL Cy Young Award (2021), NL ERA leader (2021), NL strikeout leader (2022), Pitched a combined no-hitter on September 11, 2021, , MLB records, , Most consecutive strikeouts in a game (10, tied with Tom Seaver and Aaron Nola), Most consecutive strikeouts without issuing a walk to start a season (58)
Corbin Burnes is a 28-year-old pitcher with the Milwaukee Brewers. He made his MLB debut in 2018 and has been successful so far, winning 35 games while losing 19.
Corbin Burnes originally played for the Los Angeles Angels before being traded to Milwaukee this past offseason. His father, Casey, also played professional baseball as an outfielder and then a pitcher before retiring in 1999 at age 27 after struggling with injuries sustained during his career.
Corbin Burnes was born in Bakersfield, California but moved around frequently due to his father's coaching job; he has lived in six different states by the time he was 18 years old. After attending multiple high schools and pitching for several semi-professional teams throughout California, Oregon and Arizona, Corbin finally committed to attend college at Whitman College (Whitman Heights, Texas) where he pitched collegiately from 2014–2017 before signing with the Brewers organization as a free agent this past offseason.
When asked about his approach on the mound or anything else related to baseball during an interview earlier this year , Corbin said "I just try not to worry too much about it because if you do that your performance will suffer." That attitude seems to be working thus far for him.
25. Willy Adames
Adames was drafted in the first round, 27th overall by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2016 MLB Draft. He made his debut with the Brewers in 2018 and played 97 games for them that season.
In 2019, he split time between Milwaukee and their AAA affiliate Colorado Springs, hitting .268 with 2 home runs and 17 RBIs in 78 games total. Adames is expected to compete for a starting shortstop position on next year's team alongside Jett Bandy and Orlando Arcia Jr..
He has represented his country at both international tournaments (the 2017 World Baseball Classic as part of Nicaragua's national team) and Pan American Games (2015). Willy Adames was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the first round of the 2018 MLB Draft. Adames made his MLB debut with the Rays on May 22, 2018 and recorded a batting average of .255 over 74 plate appearances.
In 2021, Adames was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers and has since had success both at home (batting .312) and on the road (.292). Willy Adames is an aggressive hitter who makes consistent contact while also hitting for power. He is seen as a long-term solution at third base for either team he plays for moving forward.
26. Hank Aaron
- 25× All-Star (1955–1975), World Series champion (1957), NL MVP (1957), 3× Gold Glove Award (1958–1960), 2× NL batting champion (1956, 1959), 4× NL home run leader (1957, 1963, 1966, 1967), 4× NL RBI leader (1957, 1960, 1963, 1966), Atlanta Braves No. 44 retired, Milwaukee Brewers No. 44 retired, Braves Hall of Fame, American Family Field Walk of Fame, Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor, Major League Baseball All-Century Team, , MLB records, , 2,297 career runs batted in, 6,856 career total bases, 1,477 career extra-base hits
Hank Aaron was one of the most outstanding baseball players in history and is widely considered to be one of the greatest hitters in MLB history. He retired with a .305 batting average, 3,771 hits, and 382 home runs.
Aaron played his entire career for the Milwaukee Braves (1954-1976). In 1974 he led the Braves to their first World Series championship since 1957 and became only the third player ever to win three MVP Awards (the other two being Willie Mays and Babe Ruth).
After retiring from baseball, Aaron served as a television sportscaster for several networks before passing away at age 86 on January 22nd, 2021. Hank Aaron is one of the most iconic and successful baseball players in history. He was a five-time all-star, won three World Series titles with the Atlanta Braves, and holds numerous records.
Hank Aaron was born on February 5th, 1935 in Mobile, Alabama. He made his major league debut with the Milwaukee Braves in 1954 at the age of 20 and went on to be one of baseball's greatest hitters during his 14 year career. Some of Aaron's most impressive records include being the all-time home run leader (755), batting champion (1957 & 1959), RBI leader (1960 & 1963), as well as having 3 gold gloves award for defensive excellence over that time period.
On September 7th 1974 he passed Babe Ruth for first place on MLB's all-time hits list - a record which still stands today. Hank Aaron has been inducted into both the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1975 as well as both the Atlanta Braves Hall Of Fame and American Family Field Walk Of Fame - making him an extremely celebrated figure within America's favorite pastime.
27. Luis Urías
Luis Urías is an infielder for the Milwaukee Brewers. He was born in Magdalena de Kino, Mexico on June 3, 1997. Urías has played in minor league baseball since 2016 and made his MLB debut this season.
In 56 games with the Brewers, he has posted a .248 batting average with three home runs and 13 RBIs. Urías' biggest strength may be his speed – he's stolen 26 bases in 56 career games. - which gives him a valuable tool to use on offense or defensively.
Luis Urías will likely continue to play at the major league level for years to come and could develop into one of the best middle infielders in all of baseball Urías was signed by the Padres as a free agent in early 2018. He made his MLB debut with the team that same season and has since been a mainstay in their lineup.
Luis is known for being an excellent hitter, putting up strong numbers at both Triple-A and MLB level. In total, Urías has hit 45 home runs and 162 RBIs in just over two seasons of play so far. He's also shown flashes of brilliance on the defensive side of the ball, helping keep runners off base at a high rate throughout his career thus far.
The Brewers acquired Urías during the 2020 season, giving him another chance to showcase his talents on an even larger stage than before
28. Don Money
- 4× All-Star (1974, 1976–1978), American Family Field Walk of Fame, Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Money was a third baseman who played in the MLB from 1968-1983. Money had a successful MLB career, playing for the Phillies, Brewers and Rockies. Money also had success in Japan with the Buffaloes and Lions.
Money is now retired and resides in Florida with his wife Linda. Money has been inducted into both the Phillies Hall of Fame and Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame, among other honors. He was a four-time all-star outfielder for the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers, as well as playing in Japan with the Kintetsu Buffaloes.
Money is best known for his home runs and batting average, which both placed him among the top hitters of his era. After retiring from baseball, Money became a successful businessman and philanthropist. He passed away at age 69 in 2011 after suffering from Parkinson's Disease for several years.
29. Keston Hiura
Keston Hiura is a 26-year-old first baseman and second baseman for the Milwaukee Brewers. He was drafted by the team in the first round (36th overall) of the 2016 MLB Draft.
In his rookie season, he hit .293 with nine home runs and 53 RBIs in 134 games played. His best year yet came in 2018 when he hit .331 with 24 homers and 101 RBIs in 154 games played.
Hiura has also been excellent defensively, making just four errors all season long at either infield spot while throwing out 31% of would be basestealers attempting to steal on him Keston Hiura has quickly become one of the most exciting young players in all of baseball.
The 22-year-old first baseman/outfielder had a breakout season in 2018, hitting .269 with 18 home runs and 60 RBIs across 98 games for the Arizona Diamondbacks. In 2019, Keston Hiura was called up to the Milwaukee Brewers and he didn’t disappoint. He posted impressive stats, batting .238 with 50 home runs and 132 RBIs over 158 games played.
His ability to hit for power while also displaying excellent plate discipline makes him an extremely valuable player on any team. Keston Hiura is projected to be a cornerstone piece of the Milwaukee Brewers moving forward, as his skillset perfectly compliments that of current Brewer stars like Christian Yelich and Ryan Braun. He may not have superstar potential like some other top prospects do, but he is definitely someone you should keep your eye on if you want to see consistent greatness from your favorite team in years to come.
30. Brandon Woodruff
- 2× All-Star (2019, 2021)
Woodruff is a 29-year-old pitcher with the Milwaukee Brewers. He made his MLB debut in 2018, and has since posted an 8-8 record with a 3.79 ERA in 28 games (27 starts).
Woodruff's best season came in 2019 when he went 11-10 with a 3.92 ERA in 33 starts. Woodruff is known for his strong repertoire of pitches, including a fastball that can reach speeds up to 97 mph, as well as slider and changeup pitchers Brandon Woodruff is a starting pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers.
He started playing baseball in high school, and after graduating he attended Arkansas State University. In 2017, Brandon was drafted by the Brewers and made his MLB debut that year. He has had some success in his career so far; in 2019 he won a Silver Slugger award and was named to the All-Star team. Brandon is also known for being very durable; he has only missed two games since making his MLB debut in 2017.
31. Ben Oglivie
- 3× All-Star (1980, 1982, 1983), Silver Slugger Award (1980), AL home run leader (1980), Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
Ben Oglivie was a left fielder who played in the MLB from 1971 to 1986. He had a batting average of .273 and hit 235 home runs during his career. Ben Oglivie also played for the NPB's Kintetsu Buffaloes from 1987 to 1988, finishing with an ERA of 3.48 in 38 games pitched.
Ben Oglivie was a 3× All-Star and 2x Silver Slugger Award winner with the Milwaukee Brewers. Oglivie played for Boston Red Sox (1971–1973), Detroit Tigers (1974–1977) and Kintetsu Buffaloes (1987–1988). Ben retired after the 1988 season, having compiled a .306 batting average with 46 home runs and 139 RBIs in 901 games played.
32. George Scott
- 3× All-Star (1966, 1975, 1977), 8× Gold Glove Award (1967, 1968, 1971–1976), AL home run leader (1975), AL RBI leader (1975), Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame, Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor
George Scott was a talented first baseman who played for the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees in his career. He had a batting average of .268 over his MLB career, which included 1138 hits in total.
George Scott threw right-handed, but is most famous for being one of the best hitters in baseball during the 1970s and 1980s. George Scott was an All-Star pitcher, hitter and fielder for the Boston Red Sox from 1966 to 1979.
He led the AL in home runs three times and ranks second all-time behind Babe Ruth in MLB history with 270 homers. George also won eight Gold Gloves as a shortstop and finished his career with 1,051 RBIs. After retiring from baseball, George became a television commentator and served as manager of the Royals during their inaugural season in 1980.
33. Adrian Houser
Adrian Houser was born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and attended Tulsa Union High School. He then transferred to the University of Oklahoma and played college baseball there for two seasons before being drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the fourth round of the 2013 MLB Draft.
After spending parts of three seasons with the Brewers' A-ball affiliate, he made his Major League debut on July 26th, 2016 against the St. Louis Cardinals at Miller Park as a relief pitcher. In 54 appearances (5 starts) over two seasons with Milwaukee, Houser posted a 2–1 record with a 3.23 ERA while also striking out 68 batters in 63 innings pitched.
On August 31st, 2017 he was traded to Detroit Tigers along with Jorge López and Matt Boyd for Justin Wilson and Jansen Mejia.
With Detroit he spent all of 2018 except one appearance in Triple-A where he went 9–7 with a 3.19 ERA; however due to an injury sustained during spring training 2019 he has yet to make an appearance for Detroit.
He signed a minor league contract with Toronto Blue Jays on January 18th but did not appear in any games for them this year.
Houser is currently pitching for Class AAA Omaha Storm Chasers where through 14 games (13 starts) he has compiled an 8–4 record with a 4:04 ERA.