The frontman for the franchise ownership, Pacific Northwest Sports, Inc. (PNSI), was Dewey Soriano, a former Rainiers pitcher, and general manager, and former president of the PCL. In an ominous sign of things to come, Soriano had to ask William R. Daley, who had owned the Indians at the time they flirted with Seattle, to underwrite much of the purchase ...
By the end of the season, the Pilots were gasping. However, Daley refused to put up more financing. It was obvious that they would not survive long enough to move into their new park without new ownership. It was also obvious that such a move would have to happen quickly, as Sicks’ Stadium was inadequate even for temporary use. During ...
History of the Pilots
The American professional baseball team now known as the Milwaukee Brewers spent their first season, in 1969, as the Seattle Pilots in Seattle, Washington. The Pilots played home games at Sick’s Stadium and were a member of the West Division of Major League Baseball’s American League. On April 1, 1970, they moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Seattle – Milwaukee
2000 – Present / Major League Baseball
1998 – 1999 / National League
1969 – 1997 / American League
1970 – Present / Milwaukee Brewers
1969 / Seattle Pilots
Pilots – The “Pilots” name originates from the owner’s part-time job as a harbor pilot and the city’s association with the airplane industry.
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2021 - Present / American Family Field
2001 – 2020 / Miller Park
1970 – 2000 / Milwaukee County Stadium
1969 / Sick’s Stadium
2005 – Present / Mark Attanasio
1970 – 2005 / Bud Selig
1992 – 2005 / Wendy Selig-Prieb (acting owner)
1969 – 1970 / William Daley
To qualify as the greatest player for this team, the player must have played one season for this team. If not, we will remove the player.
* verifies that player has played for this team as an added player by a fan.
1 / Bud Selig
4 / Paul Molitor
19 / Robin Yount
34 / Rollie Fingers
42 / Jackie Robinson
44 / Hank Aaron
*Blue is this team’s history