- Part 21

Disciples of Uecker

We'd like to go to the Playoffs, that would be cool.

Posts by J.P. Breen

Five From The 1980s Inducted Into DoU Hall of Greatness

Numerous readers had sent me follow-up emails with their earlier ballots expressing excitement regarding the 1980s ballot for the DoU Hall of Greatness project that we began a couple weeks ago. As it turns out, restricting the ballot to only ten names left a couple… [More]

DoU Hall of Greatness: Now Voting for 1980s

Earlier this week, you all voted three more players into the DoU Hall of Greatness from the 1970s: George Scott, Mike Caldwell, and Don Money. We now move to the most-anticipated ballot in this project we started a couple weeks ago. It’s time for the 1980s… [More]

Three More Voted Into DoU Hall of Greatness

As the DoU Hall of Greatness voting moved into the 1970s, the first three ballots cast unexpectedly included ten players, and it quickly became apparent this 1970s ballot would yield more than one inductee. Such liberalness in the voting surprised me. In fact, I specifically… [More]

DoU Hall of Greatness: Now Voting for 1970s

Yesterday, we announced the results from the first ballot for the DoU Hall of Greatness. It focused on the Milwaukee Braves era, and six players received enough votes to be inducted — Hank Aaron, Eddie Mathews, Warren Spahn, Joe Adcock, Lew Burdette, and Del Crandall…. [More]

Six Milwaukee Braves Inducted into DoU Hall of Greatness

Earlier this week, we unveiled our plans to start a Disciples of Uecker Hall of Greatness — a community-driven ode to the greatest baseball players/managers/owners who have ever donned a jersey in Milwaukee. It’s certainly an ambitious project, so we decided to separate the voting… [More]

Top Brewers Prospects Around the Blogosphere

The winter months can become rather bland for baseball fans. It occasionally cooks up a treat in the form of a big trade or a controversial free-agent signing, but largely, the winter months represent a holding pattern in which fans tirelessly pour over depth charts… [More]

Introducing: The DoU Hall of Greatness

With the news released last week that former Milwaukee Braves shortstop Johnny Logan will be the 17th member of the Miller Park Walk of Fame, we began putting together the framework for our own ode to the greats of Milwaukee baseball. Here’s the deal: We hope… [More]

Early January Projection of Brewers ’13 Pitching Staff

Despite a surprising late-season charge, the 2012 Milwaukee Brewers failed to reach the postseason in consecutive seasons since the ‘81-’82 seasons, and few would disagree that the main culprit was the pitching staff. In particular, the bullpen imploded. John Axford experienced prolonged struggles for the… [More]

Brewers Sign Minor-League Outfielder

The Brewers haven’t been overly active this offseason, but they added some outfield depth at Triple-A Nashville on Friday by signing former Rockies prospect Cole Garner to a minor-league deal without an invitation to big-league camp this spring. Garner can handle both outfield corners and… [More]

Twitter Mailbag 12.27.12: Escobar, Segura, and Rogers

Following an extended holiday weekend — best wishes go out to you and your families from all of us here at DoU — I opened up the discussion to my followers on Twitter last night. I obviously couldn’t get to all of the questions, but… [More]