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Tonight, the Twins and the Brewers are turning back the clocks at Target Field—all the way back to 1948.
That year, Harry Truman was President, Scrabble was invented, gas was $.26/gallon and the Brewers wore these uniforms:
Tonight, both teams are paying tribute to the American Association teams that called their areas home 65 years ago.
The Twins will celebrate Minnesota baseball history by wearing throwback uniforms of the 1948 St. Paul Saints. That year, the Saints finished 86-68 and were the Triple-A affiliate of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Brewers will play as the 1948 Milwaukee Brewers. That year, the Brewers finished 89-65 and were the Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Braves.
What do you think of these jerseys? If you like them, they’re available for sale online at the brewers.com shop.
We’ve been working with the Twins to take our interleague rivalry and “border battle” to social media and next week, we’ve got a lot of fun in store for our fans from Twitter Tug-of-Wars, where fans will be asked to weigh in on questions, to a Follow Off (details to…well, follow…) and more! The new schedule format will have a Postseason feel to it as the teams will play four straight games, two in Milwaukee followed by two in Minneapolis.
To whet your appetite, here’s a really cool infographic created by one of our graphic designers, Molly Arndt, showing how both teams stack up for next week’s showdown:
[Note: This is a large graphic and file! For better viewing, click on the image, then click again when it opens in a new tab.]
-John and Cait
This season, Brewers fans can stay connected in the U.S. Cellular Tech Deck! Fans in Section 106 have the opportunity to check out a Samsung Galaxy tablet equipped with MLB AtBat, MLB.TV and free WiFi by stopping by the U.S. Cellular Device Dugout behind the area to get their tablet for the game. [To read more about these apps, click here.]
And now, for a limited time, we’re offering our tech-savvy Brewers fans half-price tickets to the U.S. Cellular Tech Deck for the following games:
- Tuesday, May 28 vs. Minnesota Twins at 7:10 PM (Note: This is Social Media Night–if you missed out on tickets for our special #BrewersSMIM event, you can still stay connected and follow along from the Tech Deck!)
- Monday, June 3 vs. Oakland Athletics at 7:10 PM
- Thursday, June 6 vs. Philadelphia Phillies at 7:10 PM
That’s just $21 for a Field Outfield Box seat to one of these games, plus use of a tablet. To purchase your tickets, click here.