Milwaukee Brewers

baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

The Milwaukee Brewers are a Major League Baseball team in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They play in the Central Division of the National League.

Milwaukee Brewers
2024 Milwaukee Brewers season
Established in 1969
Based in Milwaukee since 1970
Major league affiliations
  • Navy blue, yellow, royal blue[1]
Major league titles
World Series titles (0)None
NL Pennants (0)None
AL Pennants (1)1982
NL Central Division titles (4)
  • 2011
  • 2018
  • 2021
  • 2023
AL East Division titles (2)
  • 1981
  • 1982
Wild card berths (3)
  • 2008
  • 2019
  • 2020

The team first played in Seattle, Washington, for one season (1969). They were called the Seattle Pilots. In 1970, they moved to Milwaukee and were renamed the Milwaukee Brewers. The team is named "Brewers" because the city of Milwaukee is famous for making beer. The old minor league baseball team in Milwaukee had also been called the Brewers.

The team played in the American League from 1969 to 1997, and they won the American League championship in 1982. They started playing in the National League in 1998.

The name of the stadium where they play baseball is American Family Field, which was built in 2001 and was known as Miller Park until 2021. Before American Family Field was built, the team played in Milwaukee County Stadium, which was next to the place where American Family Field was built.


  1. McCalvy, Adam (November 19, 2020). "Why Do Brewers Wear Blue and Yellow?". Milwaukee Brewers. Major League Baseball. Retrieved February 2, 2021.

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