TODAY’S SPORTSTAT: Testing your Brewers’ knowledge

Let’s start with a quick quiz:

There have been 12 players who have played in 1,000 or more games with

the Brewers. Can you name them? (The answer will appear towards the

bottom of this article … don’t cheat; try to name the 12 before you continue

reading the rest of this article.)

Before we get to the 12, did you know that Prince Fielder fell just two

games short of having played in 1,000 games with the Milwaukee Brewers?

Fielder ended his career with the Brewers with 998 games played. He is

one of four players who played in 900 games with the team but fell short of

the 1,000-game milestone. The four:

Prince Fielder, 998 games with the Brewers

Jeff Cirillo, 978 games with the Brewers

Corey Hart, 945 games with the Brewers

Greg Vaughn, 903 games with the Brewers.

As you might expect, there are no pitchers on the list of the players with

1,000 or more games in a Brewers uniform. There are, however, four

pitchers who appeared in 300 or more games with the Brewers: Dan

Plesac (365), Jim Slaton (364), Bob McClure (352) and Chuck Crim (332).

Current Brewers reliever Jerremy Jeffress is the active pitcher with the

most games with the team, 253. That puts him in a tie for 11th place with Bill

Wegman on the all-time list for most appearances by a Brewers pitcher.

Ryan Braun is the active player on the Brewers roster who has played in

the most games for the team. He ranks fourth on the all-time list with 1,583

games played for the Brew Crew.

Do you know which player on the current roster is second in this category with 481 games played with the Brewers?

(Answer at the bottom of the article.)

As you might expect, Robin Yount tops the list with 2,856 games played for the Brewers. Following are the 12 played who have played in 1,000 or

more games in a Brewers uniform.

Robin Yount, 2,856

Paul Molitor, 1,856

Jim Gantner, 1,801

Ryan Braun, 1,583

Cecil Cooper, 1,490

Charlie Moore, 1,283

Geoff Jenkins, 1,234

Don Money, 1,196

Ben Oglivie, 1,149

Rickie Weeks, 1,142

Gorman Thomas, 1,103

B.J. Surhoff, 1,102

Hernan Perez ranks second behind Braun in most games played by an active Brewers player; he has appeared in 481 games with the team.

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