April 8 - In a club house meeting, Boston captain Carl Yastrzemski criticizes his teammates for their poor attitude in spring training when they went 10-20. In the game, the Sox bomb Jim Slaton for five runs in three innings and defeat Milwaukee, 5-2. Hank Aaron is hitless in his AL debut, while teammate Robin Yount homers. Tony Conigliaro is the Sox DH and is 1-for-4 in his Boston return. April 11 - In Milwaukee, 48,160 fans brave 37 degree weather to welcome home Hank Aaron. Hank drives in a run and the Brewers whip the Indians, 6-2. April 27 - In the first of two games, Hank Aaron hits a left field double off Dick Tidrow of the Yankees, tying Babe Ruth's career RBI record (later revised) of 2,209. The Brewers win 7-0. Aaron has no ribbies in game 2, as the Yankees win 10-1. May 1 - Hank Aaron goes 4-for-4, driving in two runs in the Brewers 17-3 win over Detroit. This brings his career RBI total to 2,211, breaking Babe Ruth's published record of 2,209. His third inning single off Vern Ruhle drives in Sixto Lezcano with his 2,210th RBI. On February 3, 1976, the Records Committee will revise Ruth's total to 2,204; so, in actuality, Aaron set the record on April 18, 1975. May 31 - The Royals beat the Brewers 7-5 in a game bridging the generation gap. Home run leaders Henry Aaron and Harmon Killebrew are in their 22nd ML seasons and winning pitcher Lindy McDaniel is in his 21st. All three were playing in the majors before Brewers SS Robin Yount was born June 1 - In the 2nd game of a Kansas City-Milwaukee twinbill, Johnny Briggs pinch hits for Hank Aaron. The Royals win, 11-5 after taking the opener, 13-6 June 6 - California's Nolan Ryan's bid for a 2nd no-hitter in a row is foiled by Hank Aaron's single in the 6th inning. Ryan gives up one other hit in overpowering the Brewers 6-0. June 8 - The Brewers catcher, Darrell Porter, drives in all four runs as Milwaukee tops the Angels, 4-3. Jim Colborn wins his first of the year. June 12 - Milwaukee defeats Oakland 9-7 to move within four games of first. Oakland's Billy Williams's 400th career home run is matched by Hank Aaron's first home run in Milwaukee since 1965. June 25 - George Scott booms two solo home runs to lead the Brewers to a 7-6 win over the Tigers. Pete Broberg wins his 8th of the year June 30 - The Brewers whip the Yanks, 5-4, by scoring two runs in the bottom of the 9th. Bobby Darwin's 8th homer of the year is the big blow. Bill Travers (4-0) takes the win. Milwaukee, winners of 15 out of their last 21, is in 3rd place in the East July 2 - Jim Rice, installed today as the Red Sox regular LF, belts two homers in the first game, including one that is the longest ever hit at County Stadium. In game 2, Fred Lynn is kept off the bases, ending his streak of 38 straight games. Boston's Rick Wise wins the opener, 6-3, not giving up a hit until two are out in the 9th. George Scott then clouts a 2-run homer, and Danny Darwin follows with another dinger July 3 - Fred Lynn's 2nd error of the game allows the Brewers to score in the 10th. The 3-2 win lifts the Brewers into a tie with Boston in the American League East. But Milwaukee will fall flat in August and slide to a 5th place finish July 8 - The Royals jump on Milwaukee starter Bill Travers for five runs in a third of an inning and flatten the Brewers, 9-1. The Brewers lone run is George Scott's 16th homer of the year. Mike Hegan pinch hits for Hank Aaron, the 6th time in his career that's occurred. All the pinch hitters have been lefties July 29 - Milwaukee's first two hitters -- Don Money and Darrell Porter -- crack homers off Red Sox pitcher Diego Segui. That's enough for Jim Colborn, who wins, 4-0 August 27 - The Twins Craig Kusick ties the major-league record by being hit with pitches three times in a game, an 11-inning 1-0 win over the Brewers. Bert Blyleven goes the distance for the win September 14 - The Red Sox top the Brewers 8-6 as Robin Yount breaks Mel Ott's 47-year-old record by playing in his 242nd game as a teenager September 15 - Red Sox lefty Roger Moret holds on for a 9-7 win over the visiting Brewers. Jim Colborn takes the loss. For Moret, this is his last win as a Red Sox as he'll go to Atlanta over the winter after a 143 season. For the years 1970-75 he finishes with an 18-7 record at Fenway, the 2nd best Red Sox lefty at home September 28 - Put me in, coach! Two hours before game time, Milwaukee fires manager Del Crandall. Harvey Kuenn fills in as the Brewers win their finale 7-0, behind Larry Anderson. Anderson is just the 3rd pitcher this century to throw a shutout in his only ML start. George Scott drives in 2 runs to give him the AL lead with 109.