May 12 - The Brewers and Twins go 21 innings before the one A.M. curfew halts play with the score 3-3. They'll pick it up tomorrow. It's not exactly like kissing your sister as they tie the major-league record for intentional walks by two teams in an extra-inning game with 7. The Twins tie their club record by stranding 23 May 13 - The Brewers score in the top of the 22nd to win 4-3, then lose to the Twins 4-3 in 15 innings. The two games take nine hours and 23 minutes to complete and sets an AL record for consecutive innings played in two days May 27 - The Brewers fire manager Dave Bristol, replacing him with Del Crandall. Coach Roy McMillan takes over until Crandall arrives and guides the team to a 4-1 loss to Boston May 30 - In the debut of manager Del Crandall, Milwaukee's Skip Lockwood one-hits New York 3-1. Lockwood will be involved in two other one-hitters later in the season: June 26th versus Baltimore (with one inning of relief help from Ken Sanders) and August 1st versus Detroit (a 6-inning game) June 26 - Brewer Billy Conigliaro jumps his club for the comfort of a Massachusetts island retreat July 5 -  Nolan Ryan (10-5) strikes out eight in topping the Brewers, 2-1. Winston Llenas, batting for Ryan in the 9th, singles off starter Earl Stephenson for the winning run August 1 - Trailing by several runs in a game threatened by rain, Billy Martin has his Detroit Tigers employ stalling tactics while the opposing Milwaukee Brewers try to speed the game up. The game lasts six innings, with Del Crandall's Brewers winning 6-0. Umpire Frank Umont recommends a fine of $1,000 for both managers. August 4 - Bobby Murcer's grand slam in the 7th clinches the Yankees 9-4 win over the Brewers. Murcer also scores twice on walks September 4 - Luis Tiant (10-4) pitches his 4th straight shutout, beating the Brewers, 2-0, in  the opener. Yaz's 2-run home run accounts for the scoring. The Red Sox lose the nitecap, 6-2, as four former Hubmen do the damage. O'Brien and Lahoud homer, Boomer Scott has three hits and Brett is the winner October 4 - Milwaukee's Jim Lonborg completes a successful comeback year with his 14th win, a 3-hit 1-0 victory over the Yankees October - Jim Wilson is appointed General Manager in October, replacing Frank Lane. 
INFIELD                  G Ag B T   HT  WT ML YR 1971 Team                                    Acquired
Rick Auerbach (SS)     153 22 R R 6- 0 165  2  2 MILWAUKEE- Evansville (AAA)                  Jan 1969 Secondary Draft - 7th (145)
*-Ron Clark (3B-SS)     22 29 R R 5-10 175  1  6 OAKLAND - Iowa (AAA)                         Trade – Oakland (6-20-72)
Mike Ferraro (3B)      124 28 R R 5-11 175  1  4 Rochester (AAA)                              Trade – Baltimore (10-22-71)
Bob Heise (SS-2B)       95 25 R R 6- 0 175  2  6 SAN FRANCISCO - MILWAUKEE                    Trade - San Francisco (6-1-71)
Syd O'Brien (3B-SS)     27 27 R R 6- 1 185  1  4 CALIFORNIA                                   Trade – California (7-28-72)
George Scott (1B)      152 28 R R 6- 2 215  1  7 BOSTON                                       Trade – Boston (10-11-71)
Ron Theobald (2B)      125 29 R R 5- 8 165  2  2 MILWAUKEE                                    Trade - Washington (5-11-70)
OUTFIELD
Johnny Briggs          135 28 L L 6- 1 195  2  9 PHILADELPHIA - MILWAUKEE                     Trade - Philadelphia (4-22-71)
Ollie Brown             66 28 R R 6- 3 200  1  8 SAN DIEGO                                    Waivers - Oakland (6-29-72)
Billy Conigliaro        52 25 R R 6- 0 190  1  4 BOSTON                                       Trade – Boston (10-11-71)
Brock Davis             85 28 L L 5-10 168  1  6 CHICAGO-NL - Tacoma (AAA)                    Trade – Chicago-NL (12-3-71)
Joe Lahoud             111 25 L L 6- 0 202  1  5 BOSTON                                       Trade – Boston (10-11-71)
Dave May               143 28 L R      186  3  6 MILWAUKEE                                    Trade - Baltimore (6-15-70)
*-Curt Motton            6 31 R R 5- 7 175  1  6 BALTIMORE                                    Trade – Baltimore (12-9-71)
Tommie Reynolds         72 31 R R 6- 2 190  1  8 CALIFORNIA - Salt Lake City (AAA)            Trade – California (1-26-72)
*-Bill Voss             27 28 L L 6- 2 160  2  8 MILWAUKEE                                    Trade - California (1-28-71)
CATCHERS
Joe Azcue               11 33 R R 6- 0 200  1 11 None                                         Trade – California (7-28-72)
John Felske             37 30 R R 6- 3 195  1  2 Evansville (AAA)                             Minor League Draft – Chicago-NL (12-1-69)
Darrell Porter          18 20 L R 6- 0 193  2  2 MILWAUKEE - Danville (A)                     June 1970 Draft - 1st (4th)
Paul Ratliff            22 28 L R 6- 2 190  2  4 MINNESOTA - MILWAUKEE                        Trade - Minnesota (7-8-71)
Ellie Rodriguez        116 26 R R 5-11 185  2  5 MILWAUKEE                                    Trade - Kansas City (2-2-71)
STARTING PITCHERS    GS  G Ag B T   HT  WT ML YR 1971 Team                                    Acquired
Ken Brett            26 22 23 L L 5-11 195  1  5 BOSTON                                       Trade – Boston (10-11-71)
Skip Lockwood        29 27 26 R R 6- 0 200  4  4 MILWAUKEE                                    Expansion Draft - Oakland (46th)
Jim Lonborg          33 30 30 R R 6- 5 210  1  8 BOSTON - Louisville (AAA)                    Trade – Boston (10-11-71)
Bill Parsons         33 30 24 R R 6- 6 195  2  2 MILWAUKEE                                    June 1968 Draft - 7th (156th)
Gary Ryerson         20 14 24 R L 6- 1 175  1  1 Amarillo (AA)                                Trade – San Fran (10-20-71)
RELIEF PITCHERS
Jerry Bell            3 25 24 B R 6- 4 190  2  2 MILWAUKEE-Evansville (AAA)-Ral/Durham (AA)   Jan 1969 Draft - 2nd round (45th)
Jim Colborn          12 39 26 R R 6- 0 191  1  4 CHICAGO-NL - Tacoma (AAA)                    Trade – Chicago-NL (12-3-71)
Frank Linzy           0 47 31 R R 6- 1 190  1  9 ST. LOUIS                                    Trade – St. Louis (3-26-72) 
Ray Newman            0  4 27 L L 6- 5 205  1  2 CHICAGO-NL - Tacoma (AAA)                    Trade – Chicago-NL (3-31-72)
Archie Reynolds       2  5 26 R R 6- 2 205  1  5 CALIFORNIA - Salt Lake City (AAA)            Trade – California (5-26-72)
Ken Sanders           0 62 31 R R 5-11 185  3  6 MILWAUKEE                                    Trade - Oakland (1-15-70)
Jim Slaton            8  9 22 R R 6- 0 185  2  2 MILWAUKEE - Evansville (AAA)                 June 1969 Draft - 15th (355th)
Earl Stephenson       8 35 25 L L 6- 3 175  1  2 CHICAGO-NL - Tacoma (AAA)                    Trade – Chicago-NL (12-3-71)
Chuck Taylor          0  5 30 R R 6- 2 195  1  4 ST. LOUIS                                    Waiver – NY Mets (9-13-72) 
* - Traded or released during the season
TEAM                          W   L .PCT    GB  POS MANAGER                        LEADING BATTER - AVERAGE   LEADING BATTER - RBIS      HOME RUN LEADER            LEADING PITCHER - WINS   LEADING PITCHER - ERA
AAA AA  Evansville Triplets  83  57 .593 +12.0  1/4 D.Crandall, M.Roarke, A.Widmar Bob Coluccio          .300 Bob Hansen              77 Bob Hansen              25 Lloyd Gladden         15 Lloyd Gladden    2.71
AA  Tex San Antonio Brewers  53  87 .379 -25.0  4/4 M.Roarke, A.Widmar, J.Walton   David Lindsey         .244 Gorman Thomas           68 Gorman Thomas           26 Conzatti/Lienheiser   10 Porfirio Sanchez 3.16
A   MWL Danville Warriors    73  52 .584 + 5.5  1/5 Joe Nossek                     Duane Espy            .340 Gary Martz              69 Martz/Moore             12 Carl Austerman        16 Carl Austerman   2.23
A   NYP Newark Co-Pilots     23  46 .333 -25.5  7/8 Sandy Johnson                  Sam Mejias            .310 Sam Mejias              32 Fred Tate                6 William Davidson       5 Tom Deidel       2.76
NOTE: Batting Average based on a minimum of 300 at-bats (200 for short season). ERA based on a minimum of 100 IP (50 - short season)
MINOR LEAGUE ALLSTARS
EVANSVILLE : 1B Bob Hansen, P Lloyd Gladden (Pitcher of the Year) DANVILLE : 2B Duane Espy, C Charlie Moore, MGR Joe Nossek
PLAYOFFS
EVANSVILLE - Defeated Wichita in championship, 3 games to 0 DANVILLE - Defeated Appleton in championship, 2 games to 0
Brock Davis
Curt Motton
Paul Ratliff
Bob Coluccio
1972 MILWAUKEE BREWERS (65-91)
6th, 21 Games Back (AL East)
 Manager : Dave Bristol (10-20), Roy McMillan (1-1) and Del Crandall (54-70)
PRE-SEASON TRANSACTIONS
January 26 - Traded Andy Kosco to California Angels in exchange for Tommie Reynolds
February 8 - Traded a player to be named later to Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for Bobby Pfeil; Philadelphia Phillies received Chico Vaughns (March 25, 1972)
March 20 - Sold Bobby Pfeil to Boston Red Sox
March 26 - Traded Rich Stonum to St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Frank Linzy
March 29 - Sold Marcelino Lopez to Cleveland Indians
March 31 - Traded Floyd Weaver and Odis McCowan to Chicago Cubs in exchange for Ray Newman. Aurelio Monteagudo released. Don Pavletich released. Sold Frank Tepedino to New York Yankees.
REGULAR SEASON TRANSACTIONS
May 26 - Traded Curt Motton to California Angels in exchange for Archie Reynolds
May 27 - Dave Bristol fired as manager. Roy Mc Millan named interim manager
May 29 - Del Crandall named permanent manager.
June 20 - Traded Bill Voss to Oakland Athletics in exchange for Ron Clark.
June 29 - Claimed Ollie Brown from Oakland Athletics on waivers.
July 10 - Dick Davis signed as a non-drafted free agent.
July 28 - Traded Paul Ratliff and Ron Clark to California Angels in exchange for Syd O'Brien and Joe Azcue.
September 13 - Claimed Chuck Taylor from New York Mets on waivers
POST-SEASON TRANSACTIONS
October 31 - Traded Jim Lonborg, Ken Sanders, Ken Brett and Earl Stephenson to Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for Don Money, John Vukovich and Bill Champion
November 15 - Joe Azcue released
November 16 - Chris Short signed as a free agent