|With all the huge, arched windows running above the main entrance of new Miller Park, the stadium has the look of old Ebbets Field, the legendary old Brooklyn Dodgers ballpark, and the closeness of seats to the field mirrors the Cubs' Wrigley Field. |
Following from the 2001 Yearbook: A good value, 134-page souvenir-magazine at only $4.00 per/copy.
First baseman Richie Sexson's affinity for the long ball and his electric personality has put a charge in the Brewers as they christen Miller Park. He's settling into a comfortable position with the Brewers.... A seven-player deal that brought Sexson and right-handed pitchers Kane Daniels and Paul Rigdon, and minor league infielder Marcos Scutaro to Milwaukee has helped the Brewers gained a power-hitting first baseman in Richie Sexson and has enabled the club to stock-pile young talent.
Geoff Jenkins, Left-fielder, 36 doubles, 34 HR, 94 RBIs in year 2000... Born: 7/21/74 in Olympia, WA... Bats Left, Throws Right... has as much long ball power as any left-fielder in the NL... outstanding fielder.
Jeff D' Amico, Right-handed Pitcher - The big 6-foot-7, 250-pounder is being counted on to become the main man of the 'J-Brew' pitching staff... posted a 12-7 record, and his 2.66 ERA was the third best in the National League.
Jeromy Burnitz, Right-fielder - 29 Ds, 31 HR, 98 RBIs... Bats Left, T - RH... local fans' favorite with his power bat... he's signed thru the 2003 season... Born: 4/15/69 in Westminster, CA
Jeffery Hammonds. Center-fielder - crashed 24 doubles, hit 20 homers, 106 RBIs for Colorado last season... signed as a free-agent... has speed-to-burn... stole 14 bases in Year 2000... Manager Davey Lopes excepts great things from Hammonds... rates as one of the top clutch-hitters in the league.
"The Brewers have made me feel right at home," Hammonds, the club's newest free agent, has said. "I look forward to not only playing at the new stadium, but also I look forward to a new beginning. I'm extremely excited for this opportunity."
Jamey Wright, Right-handed Pitcher... Touted as the go-to-guy of the 'J-Brew' pitching staff... was 7-9, 4.10 in 2000... throws a mean-sinker and nasty curve... 6-foot-5, listed at 236 pounds. Has great potential - Born: 12/24/74.
Mark Loretta, Shortstop, RH... Great glove man, steady hitter - .280 BA... Born: 8/14/71 in Santa Monica, CA... is being counted on to be the team leader on both defense and offense.
Tyler Houston, Third Baseman, Bats LH, T RH... Signed as a free agent in Jan. 2000... timely hitter and has zip in his bat - 15 Ds, 18 HR in only 101 games last year... Born: 1/17/71 in Long Beach, CA
Devon White, OF Switch-hitter, T RH... A 11-year major league veteran... clutch ballplayer who brings a winning attitude and can create the momentum needed to create a stellar season for the Brewers... Born: Kingston, Jamaica on 12/29/1969... and a fans' favorite, besides.
Jimmy Haynes, Pitcher RH... 6-foot-4, 214-pounds - the final 'J-Brew' hurler... led team with 199 1/3 innings pitched, led team in starts, 33, while posting a 12-13 mark in 2000... Has the potential to record 20 wins with his rapid fastball.
Henry Blanco, Catcher RH... rates as one of the top defensive catchers in the NL... signed thru the 2002 season... has one of the most accurate arms in all of baseball... Born: 8/29/71 in Caracas, Venezuela.
Radio Announcers: Two of the best in the Sports' World -
Bob Uecker, the illustrious 'Voice of the Brewers,' will broadcast his 31st year of Major League Baseball for his hometown of Milwaukee.
Jim Powell, begins his sixth year as a key member of the Brewers broadcast team... Was named the '1998 Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year.'
Front Office: Cecil Cooper and Chuck Tanner
Cecil Cooper is a Special Assistant to the General Manager. Although retired 'Coop' still lives on in the hearts and minds of long-time Brewers' fans.
Chuck Tanner, a former player and a well-liked manager, is a Special Assistant to the General Manager.
The Coaching Staff:
Luis Salazar: first base coach and responsible for working on the Brewers outfielders' play.
Rod Carew: batting coach - a member of baseball's 'Hall of Fame... he hit .300 or better for 15 consecutive seasons... retired with a .328 batting average, while collected 3,053 hits.
Gary Allenson: third base coach - a big league catcher for seven seasons....
Jerry Royster: returns as the Brewers' bench coach... he enjoyed 16 seasons in the majors and was recently a minor league infield and base running coordinator for Montreal
Bob Apodaca: handling the pitching staff again. He pitched 4 full seasons for the Mets and was a member of the Mets organization from 1971-99.
Bill Castro: assistant pitching coach, returns for his 10th year as Brewers' bullpen coach.
Marcus Hanel: Bullpen Catcher... Phil Falco: Strength and Conditioning Coach... John Allen: Trainer... Roger Caplinger: Trainer
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