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The Man Who Made Milwaukee Famous

By Tim on Oct 22, 2015 1:00 PM

The Crusher would run up and down the lakefront with a keg of beer on his shoulder during the day, and dance all night with Polish barmaids. At least, when he wasn't bolo punching his way to victory.

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Glenn Burke, LGBTQ Baseball Pioneer

By Brett R on Jun 8, 2015 12:00 PM

Long before Michael Sam and Jason Collins, a Major League Baseball player came out of the closet. His name was Glenn Burke. We honor him today for Pride Month.

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Milwaukee's Menagerie: Hank the Dog

By Tim on May 6, 2015 12:19 PM

If one wanted the ultimate in cheesy taglines for the story of Hank the Dog, “he wandered onto the field and into our hearts” would be a major contender, but also not entirely inaccurate, either.

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Opening Day 2015!

By Brett R on Apr 6, 2015 11:30 AM

Hope springs eternal as the Brewers begin their 2015 campaign. Will they go all the way this year?

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