The Brewers joined the National League in 1998 when the Tampa Bay Rays and Arizona Diamondbacks entered MLB as expansion teams. Adding a new team to each league meant each league would have an uneven number (15) of teams. To keep an even number of teams in each league, the Brewers switched from the American League to the National League.
Yes it was because of those reasons but to add the Royals were given the option first but turned it down and this was very strange because obviously the team who had move would benefit financially greatly from this move.But it was said that the Royals thought they would have a better shot at winning in the American league central rather than in the National league central
The Brewers began playing in the National League in the 1998 season
After the 1997 season the American League team, Milwaukee Brewers, were moved to the National League.
The Brewers have never won the National League pennant. When the Brewers were playing in the American League they won the pennant once, that being in 1982. They lost the World Series to the St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 3.
Prince Fielder of the Milwaukee Brewers led the National League in RBI's for 2009 with 141.
Pirates, Astros, Nationals, and BREWERS
The Milwaukee Brewers' only World Series appearance was in 1982, when the team was in the American League. They lost to the St. Louis Cardinals of the National League in seven games. Since 1998, the Brewers have played in the National League Central Division, which includes the Cardinals.
The Brewers were part of the American League from their creation as an expansion club in 1969 through the 1997 season, after which they moved to the National League Central Division.
The Brewers' only World Series appearance was in 1982, when they were in the American League. They lost to the St. Louis Cardinals of the National League in seven games.
Yes. In 1975 and 1976, the baseball great finished his career with the Milwaukee Brewers, who were an American League team at the time. The Brewers moved to the National League in 1998.
The Milwaukee Brewers represented the American League in the 1982 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals of the National League. The Cardinals won the world championship, four games to three. In 1998, the Brewers relocated to the National League Central, where they are now in the same division with the Cardinals.
The Milwaukee Brewers lost their 1st game in the National League (3/31/98) to the Atlanta Braves 2-1. However on April 2nd 1998, the Brewers won, defeating Atlanta in 11 innings 8-6
Prince Fielder of the Milwaukee Brewers with 50.
Arizona League Brewers was created in 1988.
Arizona League Brewers ended in 1995.
They finished 2nd with a record of 83-79
In 2007, Prince Fielder led the Milwaukee Brewers with 50 home runs.
The Milwaukee Brewers have only appeared in one World Series, back in 1982 when they were in the American League. They lost to the St. Louis Cardinals of the National League in seven games.
As of the 2014 season, the Milwaukee Brewers have 1 switch hitter.
The St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers, opponents in the 1982 World Series, are now in the National League Central division. The Brewers, who were in the American League when they lost the world championship to the Cardinals in seven games, eventually moved to the National League before the 1998 season.
Bob "Death To Flying Things" Ferguson, played in the first ever professional League, the National Association in 1871 and was a switch hitter. He also played in the National League during its inagural season.
The Milwaukee Brewers have never won a World Series Title. They have one World Series Appearance in 1982, and Lost to the St. Louis Cardinals four game to three. The Milwaukee Brewers won the American League Pennant in 1982. The franchise was moved to the National League in 1998.
Ryan Braun (born November 17, 1983 in Mission Hills, California) is an American Major League Baseball player who, as of May 2014, plays for the Milwaukee Brewers. Braun has played his entire career with the Brewers, since his debut in 2007. He is a five-time All Star player, a former National League MVP, and the National League home run champion of 2012.
no they have not. Brewers were in the national league before it was built and interleague play has not matched up the 2 divisions they play in
The team began in Seattle, Washington for the 1969 season (Seattle Pilots before changing names and moving to Milwaukee in 1970. The Milwaukee Brewers an American league ball club then switched to the National League in 1998.