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Family Day Fun at Miller Park

Today was the annual “Family Day” at Miller Park, a fun-filled event where the family members of players and coaches get to come on the field and play baseball, visit with the mascots, take photos and participate in other fun activities before the game.

As expected, much cuteness ensued.

There was new dad Andy Wilkins:

And that's what it's all about. #Brewers #FamilyDay

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Today’s starter, Junior Guerra and his family:

The Counsells, posing for a family photo:

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Family time with the mascots:

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Kids participating in Major League Moment with their dads:

an adorable first pitch:

and Rowan Counsell yelling “Play Ball!”

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Family Day is always a highly-anticipated day for players and their families and it looks like once again, fun was had by all. Now let’s cap the day off with a win over the Cubs!

-Cait

@CMoyer

Miss ’90s Night at Miller Park? As if!

Break out the neon, overalls and flannel, throw on your Walkman, and head to Miller Park as it transforms into County Stadium for ‘90s Night.

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On Saturday, it’s time to party like it’s 1999 as the Brewers will wear their throwback home white uniforms with the blue and green crossed bats logo when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. Miller Park will feature a number of tributes throughout the evening, including music from the era, special in-game features and more. Fans who purchase this special 90s Night ticket package will also receive a limited-edition ‘90s-themed Will Smith player T-shirt. Ticket packages for the event are $19 for Terrace Reserved or $40 for Loge Outfield Box. To purchase tickets and for more information, please visit brewers.com/themenights.

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In addition to the fun-filled night, the Brewers will offer special food items at the yard. Fans can enjoy donuts with strawberry icing and multi-colored sprinkles for only $3 at the concession stands near sections 106 and 424.

 

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The Brewers will also offer a 90s inspired Candy Bag, featuring Ring Pops, Warheads, Gushers and Airheads, all for $5 at the concession stands located by sections 126 and 227.

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Tool Drive at Miller Park with Free Tickets to the Brewers game on August 10

Associated Bank and Brewers Community Foundation will team up for the second year to host a tool collection drive at Miller Park on Wednesday, August 10. Fans can exchange new or gently used tools for free tickets to that evening’s Brewers vs. Atlanta Braves game at 7:10 p.m. For each tool donated, fans will receive a free Loge Level ticket (up to a maximum of 8 tickets per person, while supplies last).

All tools will be donated to Housing Resources, Inc. (HRI), a nonprofit organization in Milwaukee dedicated to helping individuals and families purchase and maintain their own homes. The HRI Tool Loan Center provides tools to local homeowners who wish to do their own repairs and maintenance on their homes and they either can’t afford to buy tools, don’t have the room to store tools, or only need them for a one-time use. HRI also loans tools to community organizations to do neighborhood clean-ups, beautification or maintenance projects. For more information about HRI and approved tools to donate, visit hri-wi.org. A list of approved tools for donation is provided below.

There will be two donation locations on the Miller Park Plaza – one near the Associated Check In Gate by the pedestrian bridge and one near Home Plate Gate. Donations will be accepted from 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

“Because we want to support and empower homeowners to maintain their homes and improve the quality of life in our community, we are proud to partner with Brewers Community Foundation to support the HRI Tool Loan Center,” said Christopher Piotrowski, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Associated Bank. “We encourage Brewer fans to donate new or gently used tools to this very worthy cause and help make a positive difference in Milwaukee neighborhoods.”

“Brewers Community Foundation appreciates partnering with Associated Bank particularly as it relates to the critical need of housing,” said Brewers Community Foundation Executive Director Cecelia Gore. “Corporate partnerships with quality nonprofits assure that needed resources support individuals and organizations that are having a significant impact on our community.”

 


September 15 Tool Drive for Housing Resources, Inc. – Approved Tool Donations:

Basin Wrenches

Belt/Hand Sanders

C-Clamps

Cement Floats

Cement Trowels

Chisel wood

Claw hammers Crow bars

Drain snakes (any size/type)

Drills

Drywall cutter

Extension cords

Floor Scraper

Furniture clamps

Hammers

Homeowner Tool Kits/sets

Laser line levels

Linoleum Roller

Manual Staplers

Taper Measures

Paint scrapers

Push Brooms

Rakes

Roof Jacks

Shovels

Squares

Stud Finders

Trowels

Window Pin Stapler
**Donations of saws of any type will not be accepted.

“Specials by Series”for July 2016

Rivalry-inspired fare is back at Miller Park.  As each opposing team comes to town, DNC SportService will feature “Specials by Series” near Section 229.

Here’s a look at what you can expect for the first homestand. I’ll update this list with the remaining specials by series for the month as I get them, so check back often!

DID YOU KNOW? Make sure you download the free Ballpark App! In addition to check-in offers, ballpark maps, game updates and more, one of the really cool features is “Miller Park Eats,” a tab that highlights our featured fare each month and includes an A-to-Z concession guide to where you can find all the yummy grub all season ling!

Brewers vs. Cardinals (July 8-10): St. Louis-Style BBQ Rib Tips

 

Food Promo - Rib Tips

BBQ Tri Tips, Buttery Bun

Brewers vs. Cubs (July 22-24): Chicago-Style Hot Dog ($8)

Food Promo - Chicago Dog

Klement’s Hot Dog, Sport Peppers, Green Relish, Pickle Spear, Tomato, Onion

Brewers vs. D’Backs (July 25-28): Sonoran Dog

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Klement’s Hot Dog, Pineapple Salsa, Smoked Bacon, Guacamole

Brewers vs. Pirates (July 29-31): The Pittsburgh Brat

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Klement’s Bratwurst, Stadium Sauce, Coleslaw, Shoe String Potatoes

Enjoy!

-Cait

@CMoyer

No-Fee Friday is Back

The Milwaukee Brewers have announced the return of the popular one-day promotion, “No-Fee Friday.” To show their appreciation to fans, the Brewers will cover the cost of all ticket transaction fees for all orders placed between 9 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. CT tomorrow.

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The one-day promotion is valid for any remaining 2016 regular season games at Miller Park.

There are 36 home games remaining on the Brewers’ regular season schedule, and fans can purchase tickets to any of them without having to pay transaction fees as long as they purchase during the valid hours tomorrow. For example, if a fan purchases two tickets for the game on Saturday, August 27 against the Pittsburgh Pirates, the fees associated with those tickets would be covered by the Brewers.

Several great matchups remain on the Brewers schedule. Tickets are still available for popular promotions including Free-Shirt Fridays, All-Fan Giveaways/Kids Eat Free Sundays, the Brewers Postgame Concert Series presented by 94.5 KTI Country – featuring Kip Moore – and weekend matchups against division rivals the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates.

Tickets can be purchased to any remaining Brewers home games by calling (414) 902-4000, online at Brewers.com or by visiting the Miller Park ticket windows. All tickets are subject to availability and no refunds/exchanges will be awarded. The “No Fee Friday” promotion cannot be combined with any discounted or special offers.

Pokémania at Miller Park

The Milwaukee Brewers are excited to announce Pokémania at Miller Park. Intrepid Pokémon trainers should stock up on Poké Balls as they will have the opportunity to Catch ‘Em All at Miller Park prior to Tuesday’s battle against the Arizona Arboks.

On Tuesday, July 26th, Gym Leader Bernie Brewer will be placing Lures at all of the Pokéstops inside of Miller Park starting when the gates open (5:40pm) and concluding at the start of the game (7:10pm). Whether you are searching for a rare Mewtwo or simply catching every Rattata and Pidgey you can find, trainers will have 90 minutes to fill their Pokédex with an onslaught of Pocket Monsters at Miller Park.

Don't disturb a wild Pokemon in its natural habitat. #GottaCatchEmAll #PokemonGo

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Popular spots to find Pokémon:

  • The outfield concourse
  • The Hot Corner Teamstore
  • The Home Plate Teamstore

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Be sure to bring your friends from Team Mystic, Team Instinct, or Team Valor. Ash always traveled with his friends Misty and Brock, and you shouldn’t travel alone either. Always be aware of your surroundings! You never know when a wild Gyarados (or stray foul ball) might be nearby.

Secure your tickets now at brewers.com.

Special Ticket Package Added for Jimmy Nelson Bobblehead Day; Includes AUTOGRAPHED Nelson Bobble, Plus Buffet & Drinks

On Sunday, July 31, all fans in attendance at the Brewers vs. Pirates game will receive a bobblehead featuring Jimmy Nelson!

Now, here’s your chance to come home from that game with your bobble SIGNED by Jimmy!

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Today, we’re launching a special ticket package in the Associated Bank Check Deck for that game. For just $89, you’ll get your game ticket,  a full buffet featuring Klement’s bratwursts smothered in sauerkraut, Klement’s hot dogs, BBQ smoked pulled pork, southern rubbed grilled chicken breast, brown sugar baked beans, corn on the cob, coleslaw, assorted cookies and brownies, unlimited soft drinks and two complimentary beers per adult, PLUS an AUTOGRAPHED Jimmy Nelson Bobblehead.

These packages are extremely limited! Click here to purchase. [Click on the “Buy Individual Tickets” button and select the July 31st game under the Associated Bank Check Deck Offerings.]

-Cait

MILWAUKEE BREWERS AND 620 WTMJ ANNOUNCE EXTENSION OF RADIO RIGHTS AGREEMENT

The Milwaukee Brewers and 620 WTMJ have agreed to extend their radio rights agreement and continue their longstanding partnership.

The announcement was made today by Brewers Chief Operating Officer Rick Schlesinger and Steve Wexler, Vice President/Radio, E.W. Scripps Company, which owns and operates WTMJ.

“The Milwaukee Brewers and WTMJ have one of the longest-standing partnerships in Major League Baseball, and today’s announcement continues a great tradition of bringing Milwaukee Brewers games and programming on radio to fans throughout Wisconsin,” Schlesinger said. “WTMJ is a heritage brand in Milwaukee, and they are committed to activating all of their resources to make this a terrific partnership with our organization.”

WTMJ-AM has served as the radio flagship of the Brewers for all but two seasons since the team moved to Milwaukee in 1970.  The prior agreement carried through the 2016 season.  No other terms of the new contract were disclosed.

“We’re big believers in localism at Scripps, and there are few things more local than Brewers baseball on WTMJ,” said Wexler. “We’re thrilled to continue this strong, mutually beneficial partnership with the Brewers”.

Tom Langmyer, Vice-President and General Manager of WTMJ said “in addition to WTMJ’s incredible footprint, we’re proud to continue operating the Brewers Radio Network so that Brewers baseball is available to fans in several states.”

WTMJ’s history as flagship radio station for the Brewers dates to 1970, when the team relocated from Seattle.  This season, Hall-of-Famer Bob Uecker is in his 46th year as voice of the Brewers.  He is joined in the booth by Jeff Levering (second year) and Lane Grindle (first season).

BASEBALL HALL OF FAME TOUR OPENS TOMORROW AT MILLER PARK

The historic Baseball Hall of Fame Tour (We Are Baseball) has made its way to Miller Park and is set to open to the public tomorrow (Friday, July 15) as the first-ever Major League city stop on its multi-year journey to dozens of cities across North America, bringing to fans a one-of-a-kind baseball experience through the illustrious history of the game with cutting-edge technology and digital media. Baseball fans in Milwaukee will be able to visit the one-of-a-kind mobile exhibit galleries in one of Miller Park’s parking lots through the end of the month.

Tickets are available now on the Tour’s official website, HallofFameTour.com.

We Are Baseball was developed with content provided by The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and through a partnership with IMAX Corporation, MLBAM, Boston Red Sox chairman Tom Werner, CAA, and United Talent Agency, along with Arny Granat and Grand Slam Productions.

Today I was fortunate enough to get a sneak peek of the Tour, so here are some highlights that Iwas excited to check out.

IMAX MOVIE

Central to the fan experience is a mobile IMAX theater showcasing an original IMAX film highlighting the past, present and future of baseball. The 12-minute film is very moving and features never-before-seen new content as well as historical footage.

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TECHNOLOGY

To celebrate the shared experiences and bonds fans have for the sport, one-of-a-kind historical artifacts were curated by baseball historians and will be exhibited in unprecedented ways through state-of-the-art technology. This dynamic, customizable and sharable traveling exhibit will allow fans to “experience” the stories, traditions and stars covering baseball’s past and present like never before – from the game’s greatest luminaries, ranging from Honus Wagner to Willie Mays, Babe Ruth to Clayton Kershaw, and personalities and moments, like world renowned broadcaster Harry Caray or Bill Mazeroski’s legendary World Series-winning home run, to Fenway Park’s famed “Green Monster.” Examples include:

  • History Selfie: Put yourself into some of baseball’s most iconic moments and share with your friends, family and followers via social media

  • Hall of Fame Plaques in HD: Scroll through an interactive experience of the Hall of Fame plaques for every inductee

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  • Video Exhibit Cases: In a first-of-its-kind for baseball artifacts, utilize video screens to get the story behind a specific artifact before the artifact itself is revealed behind the screen.
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  • Personal Plaques: Using touch screen technology and high resolution cameras, take your own photo to create a personal Hall of Fame replica plaque and craft your own Hall of Fame story
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Take your photo and insert your own bio Mad Libs-style…create a plaque and email it to yourself to share online.

  • Interactive Games: An interactive touch screen table will allow you to play fun games against your family, friends and other We Are Baseball visitors

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  • Mobile: Leveraging MLBAM’s mobile development and technology expertise, the Tour also will integrate iBeacon technology for location awareness into the experiences for fans with the free MLB.com Ballpark app.

JAUNT VR

The Tour partnered with pioneering virtual reality (VR) company Jaunt to give fans up close and personal experiences of being present next to the game’s brightest stars, on field, in the dugout and even in the clubhouse. Shot over a series of weeks and available only as part of the Tour, Jaunt captured footage at Spring Training camps for the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Angels, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Oakland A’s. They were also on field for the Boston Red Sox Fenway Park and Chicago Cubs Wrigley Field home openers and documented the ring ceremony for the 2015 World Series Champion Kansas City Royals.

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The VR experience was very cool. If you haven’t tried VR anywhere, you definitely need to check this out. You’ll get up close and personal with players on the field.

FANATICS

In partnership with the inaugural Hall of Fame Tour, Fanatics, the global leader in licensed sports apparel and official MLB digital commerce partner, will operate a pop-up retail store and provide a wide range of officially licensed gear and customized products for each city stop. Local fans will have the ability to shop a wide selection of Hall of Fame Tour merchandise and Baseball Hall of Fame throwback designs, while also sifting through city-by-city Cooperstown memorabilia and collectibles. Fans unable to visit in person will be able to showcase their passion and pride by shopping all Hall of Fame Tour merchandise online.

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There is a large merchandise trailer on site with lots of cool Hall of Fame items.

Along with Milwaukee, We Are Baseball will travel to five other cities in its first four months of operation in 2016, providing fans in those communities nearly 1,000 open hours of access to the exhibits, artifacts and immersive experiences provided from the vast collections of The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. A detailed schedule for 2016 is below:

BASEBALL HALL OF FAME TOUR – 2016 SCHEDULE

Davenport, IA (Modern Woodmen Park)                  July 3-10

Milwaukee, WI (Miller Park)                                      July 15-31

Kansas City, MO (Kauffman Stadium)                      August 5-21

St. Louis, MO (Busch Stadium)                                 August 26 – September 11

Minneapolis, MN (Mall of America)                          September 16-29

Las Vegas, NV (Las Vegas Convention Center)        October 7-23

A Tour schedule for 2017 will be released as it becomes available. Visit HallofFameTour.com for complete details and the latest scheduling and ticket information.

Will Smith & DJ Jazzy Jeffress Prep for ’90s Night at Miller Park

Break out the neon, overalls and flannel, throw on your Walkman, and head to Miller Park as it transforms into County Stadium for ‘90s Night. On Saturday, July 30, it’s time to party like it’s 1999 as the Brewers will wear their throwback home white uniforms with the blue and green crossed bats logo when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. Miller Park will feature a number of tributes throughout the evening, including music from the era, special in-game features and more.

Fans who purchase the special ‘90s Night ticket package will also receive this limited-edition ‘90s-themed Will Smith player T-shirt, which is inspired by the popular ’90s TV Show, “The Fresh Prince,” which stars the actor Will Smith.

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Speaking of which, in case you missed it, recently pitcher Will Smith and his bullpen mates have extended a video invitation to the actor  in hopes of getting him to attend the game, but so far, they have not heard back.

And that brings us to the latest effort in support of the #WillMeetsWill campaign–Will Smith and Jeremy Jeffress (with the help of Brewers Team Photographer Scott Paulus) have recreated photos of Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff, who formed the famous hip hop duo that was popular in the late ’80s and the ’90s, producing such hits together as “Summertime,” and “Parents Just Don’t Understand.”

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you: Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeffress:

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Will also got in the Fresh Prince spirit:

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As you can imagine, these two BFFs had a blast during this shoot. Here’s a look at some behind-the-scenes footage:

Tickets for the event are $19 for Terrace Reserved or $39 for Loge Outfield Box, not including inflation! Get yours at brewers.com/themenights.

 

 

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