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Seventh Annual “Field of Sweet Dreams” Set for July 25; Tickets on Sale Wednesday, May 27 for Sleepover at Miller Park

The seventh annual “Field of Sweet Dreams,” presented by FirstMerit Bank and Kemp’s, Copps, & Pick ‘n Save, is set to take place on Saturday, July 25. At this event, Brewers fans of all ages are invited to bring their camping gear and spend the night under the stars at Miller Park.

Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, May 27 starting at 10 a.m.

”Campers” will have exclusive access to the US Cellular Power Playground, take  private tours of Miller Park and enjoy visits from the World Famous Klement’s Racing Sausages and Bernie Brewer. Guests will be able to act out their best Carlos Gomez impression while playing catch on the same field as the Brewers centerfielder.

To top it off, fans will take in the Brewers game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on the Miller Park scoreboard and enjoy a full-length family-friendly movie after.   The evening will wrap up with a bedtime story read by Brewers players before lights out.

In addition to the evening’s activities, guests will receive special gifts, dinner, snacks during the movie, breakfast in the morning, non-alcoholic beverages throughout the night and more.  Campers will also have the chance to win Brewers tickets, memorabilia, and one-of-a-kind fan experiences such as the opportunity to throw out a first pitch.

Tickets are priced as follows:

Age 13 and older – $115

Age 3-12 – $80

Age 2 and under – FREE

A responsible adult (parent or guardian) must accompany all guests under the age of 17, with a maximum of four (4) minors per adult (this will be strictly enforced upon registration).  Alcohol will not be served or sold during the family-friendly event, and carry-ins of alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited.  Fans can order tickets online at brewers.com/sweetdreams or by calling 414-902-4452.

Empire State Building Lights Up in Team Colors in Celebration of Opening Day

On Monday, New York’s Empire State Building rotated the colors of all 30 teams in honor of Opening Day 2015.

Here’s the building in Brewers colors:

On Monday, April 6, the Empire State Building was lit in Brewers colors in honor of Opening Day.

On Monday, April 6, the Empire State Building was lit in Brewers colors in honor of Opening Day.

To view all of the other teams’ colors, click here.

-Cait

@CMoyer

Rob Deer to Attend His All-Fan Bobblehead Giveaway Day on Sunday

In April of 1987, a photo of Rob Deer celebrating after hitting the game-tying home run on Easter Sunday which would help give the Crew their 12th straight win to start the season, graced the cover of Sports Illustrated:

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Twenty-eight years later he’s immortalized in bobblehead form:

DEERFans can get the first of our #20in15 All-Fan Giveaways this Sunday as the Brewers take on the Pittsburgh Pirates… and Rob Deer himself will be on-hand to help celebrate the occasion.

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The former slugger will get the game underway as he throws out the ceremonial first pitch. He will also be available at 1:10 for autographs for 45 minutes on the Field Level concourse near Guest Relations at Miller Park.

Do you have a question for Rob Deer? Submit it on Twitter using #BrewersOnTap and Jeff Levering will try to get it answered when he also interviews Rob for the Brewers On Tap podcast.

Tickets are still available for Sunday’s contest against the Pirates. Fans can also celebrate (414) Spring Madness and save up to 50% off on select tickets.  In addition, the team will honor Milwaukee’s 414 area code with $4 16-ounce domestic draft beers, $1 small Pepsi products and hot dogs and $4 nachos.

Fans can purchase tickets by visiting brewers.com/madness, by calling 414-902-4000 or by visiting the Brewers Box Office at Miller Park.

For a complete list of the Brewers 20 All-Fan Giveaways in 2015, click here.

– Cait

@CMOYER

New Collectible Cups at Miller Park

When you’re through enjoying a tasty beverage at Miller Park this season, you can take home one of these new souvenir cups from Delaware North:

Sweet new cups at Miller Park. #CollectThemAll #Brewers

A photo posted by brewers (@brewers) on

Currently, Carlos Gomez and Scooter Gennett are featured, but you’ll also see Jonathan Lucroy, Ryan Braun and Matt Garza throughout the season.

Enjoy!

-Cait

@CMoyer

Spring Madness (414) Invades Miller Park This Weekend

Brewers baseball is finally underway and to help celebrate the season, Spring Madness (414) returns to Miller Park this Friday through Sunday. Fans have a unique opportunity to purchase select seats for 50% off and enjoy popular concession items priced at $1 and $4.

The celebration of spring will arrive at Miller Park this Friday, April 10 through Sunday, April 12, when the team takes on the division rival Pittsburgh Pirates for a three-game series.  For this one special weekend, fans can not only save 50% on designated tickets, the team will also honor Milwaukee’s 414 area code with $4 16-ounce domestic draft beers, $1 small Pepsi products and Klement’s hot dogs, and $4 nachos.

The offer is available by visiting brewers.com/springmadness, by calling 414-902-4000 or by visiting the Brewers Box Office at Miller Park.

Tickets remain for all three games of the series, including Sunday’s first “All Fan Bobblehead Giveaway,” a Rob Deer Bobblehead celebrating his famous 1987 Easter Sunday home run:

MLB Annouces “Franchise Four” Campaign for 2015 All-Star Game

Major League Baseball today announced the launch of the “Franchise Four” campaign, which will allow fans to vote for the most impactful players who best represent each Major League franchise and several other significant categories in the sport’s history.  The winners of the month-long period of fan voting on MLB.com/FranchiseFour will be announced during pregame ceremonies before Baseball’s 86th All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 14 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on FOX.

Beginning today and running through Friday, May 8, fans can visit MLB.com/FranchiseFour to select the four most impactful players who best represent the history of each franchise out of eight choices from its lineage. 

The Brewers ballot includes: Ryan Braun, Cecil Cooper, Prince Fielder, Rollie Fingers, Jim Gantner, Paul Molitor, Gorman Thomas and Robin Yount.

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An additional write-in option will be available to fans on the ballot, which also can be accessed via mobile devices. The eight players were selected based on the recommendations of a blue-ribbon panel, in consultation with the 30 Clubs.  The panel was asked to identify “the most impactful players who best represent the history of each franchise (or special category)” for the ballot.

The panelists were MLB’s Official Historian John Thorn and representatives from MLB’s official statistician, the Elias Sports Bureau; MLB.com; MLB Network; and the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA).  In addition to the 30 franchises, fans can vote for three special categories: the “Greatest Living Players”; the greatest Negro Leagues Players; and the sport’s greatest Pioneers, encompassing players whose careers began more than a century ago.

MLB Chief Operating Officer Tony Petitti said: “The All-Star Game is a celebration of the National Pastime, and Cincinnati’s rich baseball heritage makes it a perfect venue to highlight the great players who are synonymous with our Clubs and those who played pivotal roles in the game’s history.  We believe that the Franchise Four campaign will engage fans in a fun and meaningful way and will link the past and the present in the manner that Baseball does so uniquely.”

 

New Women’s Lucroy Player Tee Available at the Brewers Team Store

A new Jonathan Lucroy Women’s Player Tee is now available in the Brewers Team Stores at Miller Park.

This was the winning design voted on at last year’s Brewed for Her event and is exclusive to the Brewers Team Store at Miller Park.

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The shirt comes in sizes Small-XXL and retails for $39.

Although this tee is exclusive to the store at Miller Park, fans can also check out all the other brand new Brewers gear at brewers.com.

 -Cait

@CMoyer

Your 2015 Brewers Walk-Up & Entrance Music

For players, the song they choose for their walk-up or entrance music is often an important decision. What brief part of a song is going to send a message to the fans—and what do I want that message to be? Do I keep the same song that I had last year? What’s the hit that is going to produce the most hits? Is it a superstitious thing, do I want fans to sing along, or do I just use my favorite song right now?

If you’re like me and you’re attuned to the tunes, you probably enjoy seeing this list each year—and updating your iPod playlists accordingly.

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 “Ballpark Music.” Like a song you hear? Check it out on Ballpark–and you can even download it right there! No Shazam necessary!

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2015 AT-BAT WALK-UP MUSIC

Braun – “All Day” by Kanye West

Davis – “Xplosive” by Dr. Dre

Fiers – “Og Bobby Johnson” by Que

Garza – “Toss it Up” by Tupac

Gennett – “I’m Good” by Trip Lee

Gomez, Carlos –  “The Time is Now” by John Cena & Tha Trademarc

“Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson

Gomez,  Hector –  “Ratata Ta Ta” by Omega El Fuerte

Jimenez – “Feeling Alright” by Rebelution

Lind – TBD

Lohse ­– “Next Episode” by Dr. Dre

Lucroy – “Gangsta’s Paraside” by In Fear and Faith

Maldonado – “Warriors” by Cosculluela

“GDRF” by Flo Rida

Nelson – “10 Bands” by Drake

Parra – “Fireball” by Pitbull

Peralta – “Ponteme Melia” by Chimbala

Ramirez – None (at his request)

Schafer – “Return of the Mack” by Mark Morrison

Segura – “Tarzan” by El Alfa

 

2015 PITCHING ENTRANCE MUSIC

Cotts – “Perfect Insanity” by Disturbed

Fiers – The Saw Theme Song

Garza – “All Eyez on Me” by Tupac

Lohse – “Wake Up” by Rage Against the Machine

Nelson – “Sound of Madness” by Shinedown

Peralta – “Ponteme Melia” by Chimbala

Rodriguez – “Sandunqueoso” by Tego Cableron

Smith –“Hell Yeah” by Rev Theory

The song played after wins this season is “The Days” by Avicii.

And, in case you weren’t aware, in addition to Ballpark, we do keep a list of these songs on brewers.com and try our best to update it accordingly, so you might want to bookmark this page for future reference.

So now, what about you? What’s your favorite, or most memorable Brewers at-bat song? And, if you were a player, what song might you choose as yours?

-CAIT

@CMoyer

Head & Shoulders #WHIFF Promo Back for 2015; See a Strikeout, Tweet #WHIFF @Brewers

Last season, we encouraged fans to support local RBI Leagues by tweeting #WHIFF + @Brewers and you answered: resulting in $40,000 in donations for our local RBI  Leagues!

RBI, or Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities, is a urban youth baseball initiative that was developed by former scout and Major Leaguer John Young in Los Angeles in 1989 to provide youth an opportunity to learn and enjoy the game of baseball.

The RBI program encourages participating in baseball while providing youth with a positive, team-oriented activity that challenges them mentally and physically. The program also uses baseball to emphasize academics and community responsibility.

And now, the Head & Shoulders“Season of the Whiff” is back for 2015 with more opportunities to help secure funds for this great cause.

Like last year, the seven MLB teams with the most #Whiff tweets each month will win donations for their local RBI leagues.

Here’s how Brewers fans can help: When a Brewers pitcher strikes out an opposing batter, make sure to jump on Twitter and tweet: #WHIFF  and include our handle, @Brewers.

Simple as this:

Retweets also count, so follow @Brewers and be sure to retweet our #Whiff tweets! Up to 27 #Whiff + @Brewers tweets per user per day will count to our totals.

That’s all you have to do! Each month, if we’re in the top 7 teams, we can win anywhere from $2,000 to $10,000 for our local RBI program. 

Throughout the season, you can track our progress in the monthly and season-long #Whiff competition by simply following @HSforMen on Twitter, or visiting www.mlb.com/whiff.

So… I don’t know about you, but I’m never one to back down from a challenge. See a whiff, tweet a #Whiff @Brewers and let’s win some money for a great cause!

 

-Cait

@CMoyer

 

 

 

Singles Night Rescheduled for April 22

Singles Night, which was originally scheduled for April 8, has been moved to Wednesday, April 22 when the Crew takes on the Cincinnati Reds.

With the Singles Night ticket package, for just $39, you’ll get a game ticket in the Associated Bank Check Deck (our singles section for the night), a full buffet, two complementary drinks, and the opportunity to enjoy the game with other single Brewers fans. Plus, It’s Just Lunch will host a creative game to help everyone meet and mingle and create a relaxed, casual environment.

For more information, or to order tickets, call (414) 902-4641 or visit brewers.com.

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