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“NATIONAL BRATWURST DAY” EVENT BENEFITS FEEDING AMERICA

Bratwursts have a deep history in Wisconsin, particularly at Miller Park, and today, fans were able to celebrate National Bratwurst Day while supporting Feeding America of Eastern Wisconsin.

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Miller Park,  Klement’s Sausage Company provided guests with a bratwurst, bag of chips and beverage in exchange for any monetary donation to Feeding America of Eastern Wisconsin.  Lunch was provided to the first 2,000 people to arrive.

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In addition, the first 100 guests in line received two tickets to the Brewers vs. Cardinals game on Monday, August 29, and a coupon for a free package of Klement’s sausage.

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is the leading hunger relief organization in the state with locations in Milwaukee and the Fox Valley. Founded in 1982 by the Rotary Club of Milwaukee, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is a local and independent member of the Feeding America network. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin collaborates with more than 550 members, including food pantries, meal programs, shelters and community-based mobile pantries to provide 25 million meals annually to nearly 400,000 people across 36 counties in eastern Wisconsin. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin also supports programs that improve food security for people in need, advocates on their behalf and works collaboratively to solve hunger.

 

“NATIONAL BRATWURST DAY” EVENT AT MILLER PARK TOMORROW

Bratwursts have a deep history in Wisconsin, particularly at Miller Park, where fans can take part in a special event for National Bratwurst Day tomorrow, August 16, while supporting Feeding America of Eastern Wisconsin.

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Miller Lot at Miller Park (in front of the Klement’s Sausage Haus), Klement’s Sausage Company will be providing guests with a bratwurst, bag of chips and beverage in exchange for any monetary donation to Feeding America of Eastern Wisconsin.  Lunch will be provided to the first 2,000 people to arrive.  In addition, the first 100 guests in line will receive two tickets to the Brewers vs. Cardinals game on Monday, August 29, and a coupon for a free package of Klement’s sausage.

A two-lane drive thru will be set up in the Miller Lot.  Guests can enter the parking lot from either Canal Street or 44th Street (map attached).  The Klement’s Famous Racing SausagesTM will be present.

 

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is the leading hunger relief organization in the state with locations in Milwaukee and the Fox Valley. Founded in 1982 by the Rotary Club of Milwaukee, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is a local and independent member of the Feeding America network. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin collaborates with more than 550 members, including food pantries, meal programs, shelters and community-based mobile pantries to provide 25 million meals annually to nearly 400,000 people across 36 counties in eastern Wisconsin. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin also supports programs that improve food security for people in need, advocates on their behalf and works collaboratively to solve hunger.

 

Racing Sausages Participate in the Braille Games at Gaenslen School

Yesterday, Brewers Community Foundation visited the 13th Annual Braille Games at Gaenslen School.

This is an event where blind and visually impaired children and adults can use braille in a fun and interactive way.

This year’s theme was baseball and Brewers Community Foundation brought the Klement’s Famous Racing Sausages along.

It was fun to see the participants get to know the sausages through touch. Here are a few photos from the event:

 

Hank the #BallparkPup Makes His Sausage Race Debut

Everyone’s got to get in shape for the season. While the players work out and practice, the mascots are hard at work getting ready for Opening Day, too. Bernie goes sliding at a local playground, and the Klement’s Famous Racing Sausages run time trials.

But what about the Brewers newest (and as of yet “unofficial”) mascot, Hank the #BallparkPup?

So far, Hank’s been joining the team in the Clubhouse, taking part in practice and posing for the “puparazzi” of media and Brewers fans who can’t wait to get their photos taken with him (see gallery below).

But it was another big day in camp for Hank as he trained with the Sausages, making his debut in the Klement’s Sausage Race.

If a photo is worth  1,000 words, this video is priceless. Brewers players and coaches also shared their comments as well:

Oh, and of course, there’s a gif:

HANK GIF

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Stay tuned for more updates on the #BallparkPup and #CactusCrew this Spring–games start tomorrow!

-Cait

JohnandCait@brewers.com

Sunday, June 29: Scooter Gennett Bobblehead Day at Miller Park

Today, we announced a change to the 2014 promotional schedule: a Scooter Gennett Bobblehead will be distributed to all fans on Sunday, June 29.  This collectible replaces the previously scheduled bobblehead of Norichika Aoki, who was traded to the Kansas City Royals.

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Eight All-Fan Bobblehead Dates, plus 6 All-Fan T-Shirt dates, are scheduled at Miller Park this season, completing the #Brewers14in14 All-Fan Giveaway schedule.  The bobbles slated for 2014 are as follows:

Sunday, April 27 Carlos Gomez Bobblehead

Sunday, May 11 Kyle Lohse Bobblehead

Sunday, June 15 Vintage Brewer Bobblehead

Sunday, June 29 Scooter Gennett Bobblehead

Sunday, July 27 Fan Vote Bobblehead (details to come!)

Sunday, August 10 Klement’s Famous Racing Sausage Chorizo Bobble

Sunday, August 24 Jean Segura Bobblehead

Sunday, September 14 Robin Yount Bobblehead

For additional information regarding this year’s Milwaukee Brewers All-Fan Giveaways, click here.

A complete promotional schedule for the 2014 season will be announced at a later date.

 -John and Cait

JohnandCait@Brewers.com

Join Us for “Birthday Weekend at Bernie’s,” presented by Southwest Airlines

This season marks the 40th Anniversary since Bernie Brewer was introduced as the mascot of the Milwaukee Brewers and to celebrate, we’ll be hosting “Birthday Weekend at Bernie’s” presented by Southwest Airlines tonight, tomorrow and Sunday, as the Crew takes on the Cincinnati Reds.

 Birthday Weekend at Bernie's

A variety of activities are scheduled for this entire weekend at Miller Park, including giveaways, prizes, sing-a-longs and much more.  Here’s a brief rundown:

TONIGHT:

The first 20,000 fans to enter the gates at Miller Park will receive a Bernie Brewer can coozie, compliments of Southwest Airlines.

TOMORROW:

Roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines will be given away during each inning of the game on Saturday, August 17 (two roundtrip tickets will be awarded to a lucky fan each inning).

SUNDAY:

Take part in the Party on the Plaza from 11am – 1pm outside Miller Park, near Friday’s Front Row Sports Grill. There will be clowns, face painting, tailgate games, music and appearances by Bernie Brewer, the Klement’s Famous Racing Sausages and other local mascots, including Fang (Wisconsin Timber Rattlers), Roscoe (Milwaukee Admirals, Pounce (UW-Milwaukee), and more.

Then, upon entering the ballpark, vouchers will be distributed to fans 16 and under, good for one free Klement’s hot dog, small Pepsi product and Blue Bunny ice cream for the Kids Eat Free promotion.

MORE WAYS TO CELEBRATE:

SIGN HIS CARD: Fans  have the opportunity to sign giant cards for Bernie–we’ve filled three! The birthday cards are located near the Southwest Airlines Nuttiest Fan display in the right-field corner on the Field Level, so make sure you get over there and give the big guy your best!

#LUVBERNIE: Tweet messages and/or photos on Instagram using the hashtag #LUVBernie.  Fans can visit Brewers.com/luvbernie to see a compilation.

MOUSTACHE YOURSELF: Add a Bernie Brewer mustache into photos and post them in celebration of Bernie’s birthday.

Virtual Moustache Collage

FOLLOW HIM! Follow @Bernie_Brewer on Twitter! Bernie’s has just over 31,000 followers at the time of this writing–wouldn’t it be great to get him to 40,000 by the end of his his big weekend?!

For more information and tickets to “Birthday Weekend at Bernie’s,” please visit Brewers.com/bernie40.  A historical timeline of Bernie Brewer is included below.

Bernie Brewer Historical Timeline:

  • June 1970: 69-year-old superfan Milt Mason climbs to the top of the County Stadium scoreboard and vows not to come down until the Brewers draw a crowd of over 40,000.
  • August 1970: The Brewers drew a crowd of 44,387 on bat night, also drawing Milt, their adopted hero, down from his perch.
  • June 1973: Milt Mason passed away on June 12, 1973. The team dedicated their new mascot that year, Bernie Brewer, in Milt’s honor.
  • 1984: The bleachers at County Stadium were rebuilt and Bernie’s Chalet was replaced with a  sound tower, sending Bernie into early retirement.
  • 1993: Due to overwhelming demand, Bernie Brewer returned as the team’s mascot in 1993.

In addition, check out this brief video of the history of Bernie Brewer:

We’re also pleased to work with Southwest Airlines on this celebration, as there is a mutual “luv” between the two (if you’ll recall, Bernie made his trip to Spring Training thanks to Southwest earlier this year:

We hope you’ll join us as we pay tribute to Bernie over the next month!

Cheers!

-Cait

JohnandCait@Brewers.com

Sign Bernie’s Birthday Card at Miller Park, Starting this Weekend

As I wrote yesterday, this season marks the 40th Anniversary since Bernie Brewer was introduced as the mascot of the Milwaukee Brewers and to celebrate, we’ll be hosting “Birthday Weekend at Bernie’s” presented by Southwest Airlines from Friday, August 16 through Sunday, August 18 as the Crew takes on the Cincinnati Reds. A variety of activities are scheduled for this entire weekend at Miller Park, including giveaways, prizes, sing-a-longs and much more. (For a complete list of activities click here.)

Birthday Weekend at Bernie's

 

And, beginning tonight, fans will have the opportunity to sign a giant card for Bernie when attending games leading up to his birthday, beginning this Friday.  The birthday card will be located near the Southwest Airlines Nuttiest Fan display in the right-field corner on the Field Level.

Bernie's Birthday Card FrontBernie's Birthday Card Inside

Bernie’s best friends signed the card first and we hope to see your name on there soon, too!

 

Cheers!

-Cait

JohnandCait@Brewers.com

Join us August 16-18 for “Birthday Weekend at Bernie’s,” presented by Southwest Airlines

This season marks the 40th Anniversary since Bernie Brewer was introduced as the mascot of the Milwaukee Brewers and to celebrate, we’ll be hosting “Birthday Weekend at Bernie’s” presented by Southwest Airlines from Friday, August 16 through Sunday, August 18 as the Crew takes on the Cincinnati Reds. 

 Birthday Weekend at Bernie's

A variety of activities are scheduled for this entire weekend at Miller Park, including giveaways, prizes, sing-a-longs and much more.  On Friday, August 16, the first 20,000 fans to enter the gates at Miller Park will receive a Bernie Brewer can coozie, compliments of Southwest Airlines.  The giveaways continue throughout the weekend as roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines will be given away during each inning of the game on Saturday, August 17 (two roundtrip tickets will be awarded to a lucky fan each inning). 

Two special events are planned for Sunday, August 18 with the Kids Eat Free promotion and the Party on the Plaza.  The Party on the Plaza will take place before Sunday’s game from 11am – 1pm with clowns, face painting, tailgate games, music and appearances by Bernie Brewer, the Klement’s Famous Racing Sausages and other local mascots, including Fang (Wisconsin Timber Rattlers), Roscoe (Milwaukee Admirals, Pounce (UW-Milwaukee), and more. Then, upon entering the ballpark, vouchers will be distributed to fans 16 and under, good for one free Klement’s hot dog, small Pepsi product and Blue Bunny ice cream for the Kids Eat Free promotion. 

Additionally, fans will have the opportunity to sign a giant card for Bernie when attending games leading up to his birthday, beginning this Friday.  The birthday card will be located near the Southwest Airlines Nuttiest Fan display in the right-field corner on the Field Level.

As the most popular Major League mascot on Twitter, Bernie is very tech-savvy so fans can join in the celebration online in the following ways:

  • Tweet messages and/or photos on Instagram using the hashtag #LUVBernie.  Fans can visit Brewers.com/luvbernie to see a compilation.
  • In August, we will launch an app which will allow fans to integrate a digital Bernie Brewer mustache into photos and post them in celebration of Bernie’s birthday.
  • Follow @Bernie_Brewer on Twitter! Bernie’s closing in on 31,000 followers at the time of this writing–wouldn’t it be great to get him to 40,000 by his big weekend?!

For more information and tickets to “Birthday Weekend at Bernie’s,” please visit Brewers.com/bernie40.  A historical timeline of Bernie Brewer is included below.

Bernie Brewer Historical Timeline:

  • June 1970: 69-year-old superfan Milt Mason climbs to the top of the County Stadium scoreboard and vows not to come down until the Brewers draw a crowd of over 40,000.
  • August 1970: The Brewers drew a crowd of 44,387 on bat night, also drawing Milt, their adopted hero, down from his perch.
  • June 1973: Milt Mason passed away on June 12, 1973. The team dedicated their new mascot that year, Bernie Brewer, in Milt’s honor.
  • 1984: The bleachers at County Stadium were rebuilt and Bernie’s Chalet was replaced with a  sound tower, sending Bernie into early retirement.
  • 1993: Due to overwhelming demand, Bernie Brewer returned as the team’s mascot in 1993.

 In addition, check out this brief video of the history of Bernie Brewer:

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We’re also pleased to work with Southwest Airlines on this celebration, as there is a mutual “luv” between the two (if you’ll recall, Bernie made his trip to Spring Training thanks to Southwest earlier this year:

We hope you’ll join us as we pay tribute to Bernie over the next month!

Cheers!

-Cait

JohnandCait@Brewers.com

Polish Heritage Day Set for Sunday, June 23

Next Sunday, June 23, we’ll host Polish Heritage Day at Miller Park for the game vs. the Atlanta Braves and all fans in attendance will receive this Klement’s Famous Racing Sausages Polish Sausage Bobble.

Polish Bobblehead-Silo

The Polish Sausage is featured wearing a “Piwowarzy” jersey, which is the Polish translation for Brewers. The Brewers will also be wearing the Piwowarzy jerseys when they take the field at 1:10pm.

Jerseys will be available in the Brewers Team Store by Majestic for $200; caps are $45. These items will also be available on brewers.com.

Piwowarzy jerseys will be available in the Brewers Team Store by Majestic for $200; caps are $45. These items will also be available on brewers.com.

The Brewers have worn special “Cerveceros” uniforms for “Cerveceros Day” in each of the last eight seasons; wore “Bierbrauer” uniforms for “German Heritage Day” in 2011 and “Birrai” uniforms for “Italian Heritage Day” last year.

Piwowarzy T-Shirts (both men and women's sizes) will be available at the Team Store this weekend for $25.

Piwowarzy T-Shirts (both men and women’s sizes) will be available at the Team Store this weekend while supplies last for $25. These items will also be available on brewers.com.

As part of Sunday’s festivities, the Syrena Polish Folk Dance Ensemble will perform near the Miller Park gates and polka music will be played by a live band.  Jayme Dawicki, 2002 Miss Wisconsin, will sing the national anthem and God Bless America.  In addition, there will be an information table from Polish Heritage Alliance located on the Miller Park Field Level Concourse.

Fans can also save 10% on all Polish Sausage Famous Racing Sausages merchandise for the entire homestand (Friday, June 21 through Thursday, June 27) at Miller Park–including t-shirts, lawn gnomes and plush.

Save 10% on all Polish Sausage merchandise at the Brewers Team Store by Majestic during the upcoming homestand (6/21-6/27).

Save 10% on all Polish Sausage merchandise at the Brewers Team Store by Majestic during the upcoming homestand (6/21-6/27).

Finally, in preparation for Sunday, the Polish Sausage visited Polish Fest over the weekend to learn more about his heritage. Here’s a fun little gallery (click photos to enlarge). Enjoy and we hope to see you out here next weekend to celebrate with us!

Cheers!

-Cait

JohnandCait@brewers.com

PS-For tickets, call (414) 902-4000 or visit brewers.com.

Famous Racing Sausages Lottery Ticket Available Soon

The Wisconsin Lottery is introducing a new $3 lottery scratch ticket featuring the popular Brewers mascots – the Famous Racing SausagesTM.

Prior to the Brewers vs. Giants game on Tuesday, April 16, a Wisconsin Lottery booth will be located on the Miller Park plaza near the home plate entrance at Miller Park.  Fans will have the opportunity to register for a chance to win a Brewers Suite for 16 guests for the Sunday, June 23 game against the Atlanta Braves. Additional prizes will be awarded at the booth and Klement’s will grill brats while quantities last. This is an exclusive, one-day event.

The $3 Famous Racing SausagesTM scratch ticket will be available at lottery retailers throughout Wisconsin beginning this Friday, April 12. Players will have a chance to win up to $30,000 instantly.  All prizes in the scratch game are cash prizes.

-John and Cait

johnandcait@brewers.com

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