Found August 09, 2013 on
Johnny Logan, a four-time All-Star shortstop who helped the Milwaukee Braves win the 1957 World Series, has died. He was 86.
The Milwaukee Brewers said Logan died Friday at Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.
In 13 seasons with the Boston and Milwaukee Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates, Logan hit .268 with 93 home runs and 547 RBIs. He finished his playing career in Japan in 1964, and later worked was a scout with the Brewers.
''Johnny Logan was a longtime friend to Milwaukee baseball,'' the Brewers said in a statement. ''His connection to both the Brewers and the Braves and the Milwaukee community was very strong.
''Virtually every person associated with the Milwaukee Brewers has been touched by Johnny through his many visits to the ballpark and terrific stories about his time in the game. We will miss Johnny deeply and will never forget his colorful character and personality.''
Logan, from Endicott, N.Y. was honored by the Brewers last month with the unveiling of his plaque on the Miller Park ''Walk of Fame.''
BEST OF MAXIM
Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks will miss the remainder of the season with a strained left hamstring, the club announced Friday.
Weeks was injured while running to first base in the eighth inning of Wednesday night's game in San Francisco. After hitting a ground ball, Weeks dropped his bat and appeared to alter his stride to avoid the bat.
The Brewers placed Weeks...
Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks will miss the remainder of the 2013 season as he will undergo surgery on his injured left hamstring reports Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Weeks suffered the injury in the eighth inning of Wednesday’s game against the Giants.
It’s been a rough year for Weeks. His 2013 season ends with a career-low .663 OPS. His individual slash...
Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks is headed back to Milwaukee to get an MRI exam on his left hamstring and is likely going on the disabled list.
Weeks left the team before the finale of a four-game series at the San Francisco Giants on Thursday. He injured his hamstring trying to beat out an infield grounder in the eighth inning of Milwaukee's 6-1 win on Wednesday night.
Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks, who left Wednesday night's game in the 8th innning, returned to Milwaukee to have an MRI on his left hamstring.
As reported by Adam McCalvy of MLB.com,
Weeks was examined by Brewers head physician William Raasch and it appeared the Weeks had suffered a serious hamstring strain. As a result, Weeks will be placed on the 15...
Former Milwaukee Braves All-Star shortstop Johnny Logan passed away Friday night at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee. He was 86 years old.
Logan came to Milwaukee with the Braves in 1953 and played in the city until he was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1961. Logan was a four-time All-Star with the Braves and was an integral part of Milwaukee's World...
The Milwaukee Brewers had already dealt with plenty of adversity before finding out their second baseman will miss the remainder of the season due to injury.
That didn't stop them from putting up their best offensive performance in nearly two months in the series opener, and they'll seek their fourth victory in five games against the host Seattle Mariners on Saturday night...
Maybe you’ve heard. Jonathan Lucroy is good at framing pitches. According to Jeff Sullivan’s most recent post on the subject, third-best in the league and the current first-best starting catcher. So he’s good at framing. But he doesn’t call it framing. And when he describes how and why he got good at it, it doesn’t [...]
It had been a while since the Milwaukee Brewers came out on the right side of a laugher.
Led by Kyle Lohse’s team-leading 15th quality start and Yuniesky Betancourt’s second grand slam of the season the Brewers pummeled the Seattle Mariners 10-5 in an interleague matchup on Friday night at Safeco Field.
It was the Brewers’ first trip to Seattle since Aug. 11-12 1997 and they...
If there were any questions as to how Tom Gorzelanny would respond after leaving his last start with an injury, Milwaukee's veteran left-hander answered them Saturday night.
Bumped back three days with a left elbow contusion suffered Aug. 2 against Washington, Gorzelanny tossed seven scoreless innings, allowed just three hits and struck out seven in Milwaukee's 10-0 rout...
Milwaukee manager Ron Roenicke has always believed it's a good idea to put in the lineup a player returning to where he once played.
Yuniesky Betancourt proved his belief right again on Friday night.
Betancourt highlighted Milwaukee's five-run fifth inning with his second grand slam of the season, and the Brewers beat the Seattle Mariners 10-5.
''I think it'...
(Image: The Trading Card Database)
When a road series against the Seattle Mariners turned up on the Brewers schedule this year, I had an idea it was a bit of a novelty. It sure didn’t seem like the Brewers had played in Seattle in recent memory, but I had no idea how long it had been.
After doing a little research, I now have a pretty good idea – it turns out the Brewers...
Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Kyle Lohse won't be traded, as the club has reportedly decided to hold on to the veteran.
According to FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal, Lohse was claimed off waivers and then pulled back by the Brewers after they did not see a potential trade match with the claiming team.
Teams usually put the majority of their roster on waivers in August because...
Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks recently suffered a hamstring injury that was severe enough to require further evaluation.
Following an MRI, Weeks has been diagnosed with a torn left hamstring, an
ailment that will require surgery and sideline him for the remainder of the
season, according to Todd Rosiak of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Rickie Weeks out for...
Tim Lincecum had one no-hitter under his belt coming into Thursday’s series finale with the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park and he wound up coming awfully close to throwing another.
The Brewers managed just one hit over eight innings against Lincecum a leadoff double in the third inning by Juan Francisco before eventually falling to the Giants 4-1.
Lincecum allowed just two...