Broberg possessed great natural skills: "I thought we had another Bob Feller," said
Ranger pitching coach Sid Hudson, "but he's a hardhead." In his best year, Broberg
was 14-16 for the 1975 Brewers.
»June 8, 1971: Danny Goodwin is chosen as the first player in the June draft and turns down a reported $50,000 offer from the White Sox to attend Southern University. He will be chosen number one again in 1975. The Sox fail to sign 10 of their 14 picks. The Padres select P Jay Franklin with the 2nd pick. The Expos use the 4th overall pick to take 17-year-old SS Condredge Holloway, who never does play pro baseball, opting after college to play 13 seasons in the CFL. Future MVP Keith Hernandez lasts until the 42nd round (Cards). The Senators pick Dartmouth's Pete Broberg and he bypasses the minors to make his ML debut on June 20th. Other selections to jump right to the majors are the U of Texas Burt Hooton (Cubs, June 17) and MSU's Rob Ellis (Brewers, June 18).
»May 10, 1972: Orioles lefty Dave McNally hurls his 4th shutout of the season, blanking the Rangers, 1–0. Pete Broberg, who allows just two hits, takes the loss.
»June 25, 1975: George Scott booms two solo home runs to lead the Brewers to a 7–6 win over the Tigers. Pete Broberg wins his 8th of the year.
»May 14, 1978:
Bob Sykes, in his second start for the Tigers, tosses his 2nd straight shutout, beating the A's, 15–0, on four hits. Pete Broberg retires just five batters in taking the loss.