A look at Major League Baseball milestones in Milwaukee

The Brewers’ upcoming two-game collection with the St. Louis Cardinals at American Family Field will most likely be the ultimate that Milwaukee sees certainly one of its all-time nemeses, Albert Pujols. He’s in search of his 700th profession domestic run, becoming a member of the 3 luminaries forward of him at the all-time listing (Barry Bonds, Henry Aaron, Babe Ruth) in the rarest of air.

Pujols entered Sept. 23 with 698 on his ledger and 3 extra video games ahead of attending to Milwaukee.

Brewers fanatics naturally would favor he merely transfer on and save the fulfillment for anyone else. After all, he already has 45 of them towards the Brewers — which, most likely strangely, is the fewest of the opposite 4 groups in the National League Central (and neatly shy of former NL Central colleague Houston, towards whom Pujols has a career-best 62 blasts).

But good day, somewhat historical past may well be cool too, proper? Right?

Perhaps you continue to have price ticket stubs (be mindful the ones?) to a few of these milestone moments to happen on Milwaukee soil, some for the great guys and a few for … the opposite guys.

A listing of all of the MLB no-hitters in Milwaukee 

  • Jim Wilson, Milwaukee Braves. A 2-0 win over Philadelphia on June 12, 1954
  • Lew Burdette, Milwaukee Braves. A 1-0 win over Philadelphia on Aug. 18, 1960
  • Warren Spahn, Milwaukee Braves. A 4-0 win over Philadelphia on Sept. 16, 1960
  • Warren Spahn, Milwaukee Braves. A 1-0 win over San Francisco on April 28, 1961
  • Steve Busby, Kansas City Royals. A 2-0 win over Milwaukee on June 19, 1974
  • Carlos Zambrano, Chicago Cubs. A 5-0 win over Houston on Sept. 14, 2008* 
  • Alec Mills, Chicago Cubs. A 12-0 win over Milwaukee on Sept. 13, 2020

*Milwaukee served as impartial web page for a recreation relocated on account of a typhoon in Houston.

Los Angeles Dodgers' Shawn Green hits his fourth home run of the game against the Milwaukee Brewers in the ninth inning Thursday May 23, 2002, in Milwaukee. Green tied a major league record with four homer runs in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 16-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

The four-homer video games in Milwaukee via Willie Mays and Shawn Green

  • Willie Mays, San Francisco Giants. A 14-4 win over Milwaukee on April 30, 1961. At the time, he used to be the 9th participant in Major League historical past to hit 4 domestic runs in a recreation, and he drove in 8.
  • Shawn Green, Los Angeles Dodgers. A 16-3 win over Milwaukee on May 23, 2002. Green went 6 for six with a record-tying six runs scored, record-tying 5 additional base hits and and record-setting 19 overall bases. He broke the latter checklist of 18 set via Joe Adcock of the Braves at Brooklyn, and talking of him…
Harvey Haddix of the Pittsburgh Pirates wipes his brow flirting with baseball history as he pitches 12 perfect innings against the Milwaukee Braves May 27, 1959. He lost the game 1-0 in the 13th inning.

May 26, 1959: The Harvey Haddix Game is regarded as certainly one of MLB’s biggest pitching performances

For 12 dazzling innings, Harvey Haddix spun what many believe the best recreation ever pitched, and he nonetheless misplaced. He retired the primary 36 males he confronted, however despite the fact that Milwaukee Braves starter Lew Burdette wasn’t easiest, he matched the Pittsburgh Pirates big name with zeroes in the course of the thirteenth.

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