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As exemplified by the VIP treatment Bernie Brewer received on his trip to Spring Training this year, it’s obvious that Southwest Airlines really loves Bernie Brewer and we know you do, too!
So, when you’re at Miller Park this season, be sure to visit the Southwest Airlines Bernie Brewer photo attraction located down the first-base line on the Field Level concourse. Take your photo there, tweet it to @Bernie_Brewer and/or post it on Instagram using the hashtag #LUVBERNIE. Then, check back at brewers.com/luvbernie all season long to see our gallery!
We might even highlight some of our favorites on Twitter, Instagram, our Facebook page or here on the blog!
Spring Training is finally upon us!
Are you headed to sunny, Phoenix, Arizona to see the Crew in Spring Training later this month or in March? Show us your favorite photo and you could be of three people chosen to win a Brewers prize package!
Create an original photo from Spring Training in Phoenix, Arizona. Then, tweet your photo to @Bernie_Brewer on Twitter and/or post it to Instagram using hashtag #CACTUSCREW for your chance to win! For more information and official rules, click here.
You’ll also want to make sure you follow the #CactusCrew hashtag for Spring Training news, updates and chatter!
Spring Training tickets are available at brewers.com/springtraining.
If you’re not headed to AZ this year, don’t sweat it. You can listen to, and even watch, some of the Brewers Spring Training games: click here for the complete Spring Training broadcast schedule.
Thank you so much for reading John and Cait…Plus 9 this year!
As we head into the holidays, we wanted to take a moment to thank you again for a great 2012 and wish you a very happy holiday season. And–we’re very much looking forward to 2013 and all the excitement that is sure to come!
If you’re looking to spread Brewers holiday cheer and (off) season’s greetings, here are a couple of ways to do so:
- Share this Bernie Brewer image on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
- MLB Facebook Snowy Images Album: MLB has created one holiday-themed image for each team and we’re encouraging fans to share on their wall, as well as with friends. These images also reside on the Pinterest Happy Holidays Board.
- Holiday Photos: Upload one of your own photos (or choose one from Facebook), add baseball-themed holiday elements and share with your friends!
-John and Cait
The MillerCoors Holiday Lites display returns to the Miller Valley beginning this Friday, November 30 and who better to help kick off the event than our very own Bernie Brewer and the Klement’s Famous Racing Sausages? Yes, that’s right, the Brewers mascots will be on hand for Opening Night of the Lites show and they’ll even have your chance to win Brewers Holiday 4-Packs!
The Lites show, now in its eighth year, will feature over 300,000 LED lights, synchronized to a medley of traditional and modern holiday music. It is the largest show of its kind in the Midwest, and the lights, if laid out, would stretch nearly 15 miles.
The outdoor light show begins this Friday with free, family-friendly mini-tours of the MillerCoors Brewery and Lite Show starting every 20 minutes from 4:40 p.m. until 9 p.m.
The free tours start at the Visitor Center (4251 W. State Street in Milwaukee) and include:
- Opening Miller Valley Video featuring the Girl In The Moon
- 4 block outdoor walk to view the Holiday Lites Show (approx. 7 minutes)
- Miller Valley Caves
- Beer Sampling in the historic Milwaukee Stables
For this Friday only, Bernie Brewer and the Klement’s Famous Racing Sausages will be on hand with your chance to win Brewers Holiday 4-Packs!
- Attend one of the MillerCoors Holiday Lites Tours this Friday, November 30.
- When you get to the Stables, look for Bernie Brewer and the Klement’s Famous Racing Sausages. [Note: The mascots will be on hand during the following times for picture-taking: 5:30-6:00 pm; 6:15-6:45pm; 7:00-7:30pm; 7:45-8:15pm; 8:30-9:00pm.]
- Use your camera/phone to take a photo with one or all of the mascots.
- Tweet your photo to Bernie Brewer (@Bernie_Brewer) using the hashtag: #HOLIDAY4PACKS.
- Next week, we’ll pick one lucky winner to win a pair of Holiday 4-Packs! Additional winners will be selected to win Brewers gear! Complete rules can be found here.
The tours will continue each Friday and Saturday through December 22 with participation from other community partners.
Visitors are also encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped gift to support the annual Toys for Tots drive or a non-perishable food item Hunger TaskForce. Gifts can be dropped off at the MillerCoors Visitor Center throughout the month of December.
For details about the tour, call (414) 931-2337.
We look forward to seeing your photos, so make plans to stop at the tour (after you hit the Brewers Clubhouse Sale of course)! Good luck!
This just in!
Over the past couple of seasons, our technologically savvy mascot has embraced social media, primarily via his Twitter account, @Bernie_Brewer. Currently, Bernie leads all MLB mascots in followers via the network and earlier this year, he even hosted a scavenger hunt for fans by tweeting clues from it as well.
We connected with Bernie this morning and via email he wrote:
“I can’t talk, but I can type! Social media has finally given me the outlet to express my love for this team, previously only accomplished by sliding.”
The self-described “biggest Brewers fan on the planet,” Bernie entertains fans young and old during all home games from his Dugout located in the left field bleachers and as, he referenced in his e-mail, he is most famous for going down his slide after home runs and Brewers victories into his Kalahari Splash Zone.
During those home games, Bernie will often tweet about his slides and game updates, as well as conduct a “#Brewers Fan #RollCall” where he says “Section/Row/Seat RT!” and then tries to make visits to select fans at their seats.
During Tuesday home games, Bernie also hosts #BrewersTuesdayTrivia where he gives away tickets to the first fans who answer his questions correctly.
When the team is on the road, Bernie never misses a game.
“Thanks to my friends in the Brewers MIS Department and the good folks at Time Warner Cable, I can watch all of the road games on FS Wisconsin, listen to Uke and Cory on WTMJ, follow along online via MLB.TV or the MLB AT BAT app, and connect with fans everywhere–all from my Dugout. I live here year-round and it gets lonely when the team is on the road and of course, during the offseason, so it is nice to connect with fans via social media. It makes me feel like every day and every night I’ve got a sold-out crowd to interact with,” he wrote.
During those road games, Bernie often asks fans where their “#TweetSeats” are–that is, where the fans are watching the game and Tweeting from.
His followers have also been known to receive special ticket offers to upcoming games throughout the season.
“I’ve been extremely active on Twitter and of course I follow the team on Facebook, but I’ve never had the chance to interact with fans through the network before. I’m excited and honored that the MLB Fan Cave is affording me this opportunity.”
The MLB Fan Cave is a first-of-its-kind immersive fan experience in New York City’s Greenwich Village. The Fan Cave hosts the winners of the MLB Dream Job, who were chosen from a pool of nearly 10,000 applicants, Mike O’Hara and his Wingman, Ryan Wagner.
Mike and Ryan have been inhabiting the Fan Cave every day for the entire 2011 MLB season where they are watching all 2,430 regular season games plus every Postseason game while chronicling their experiences and sharing their viewpoints on baseball and pop culture through Facebook, Twitter, MLBFanCave.com, and regular appearances on MLB Network.
The Fan Cave features interactive fan activities; hosts regular visits from MLB players, baseball personalities and celebrities; and hosts parties and musical performances, as well as other events throughout the baseball season.
Earlier this season, two other members of the Brewers who are very active on Twitter also interacted with the MLB Fan Cave.
To connect with the Brewers via Facebook, Twitter and, of course, MLBlogs, click here.
To learn more about the Fan Cave, click here.
To learn more about Bernie Brewer, click here.