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Miller Park Voted Best Ballpark

ESPN was having a Battle of the Ballparks, and in a bracket of field against field, Miller Park won its way into the Final Four. Then, as Wisconsinites usually do, we got on and voted it to the top. Due to the votes of Milwaukee fans, Miller Park ended up the final winner. Miller Park … Continue reading

MLB Players Promote High School Volunteering

The Major League Baseball Players Trust and Volunteers of America are working with high school students across the United States, including Hawaii and Puerto Rico, are working together to inspire and train the next generation of volunteers through a program called Action Team. The two organizations teamed up in 2002 to encourage high school students to get involved in … Continue reading

MLB Pitcher Tosses Back His Salary

I am not a fan of baseball or basketball, though I love football. One reason  I like football better is the lack of guaranteed contracts. In baseball and basketball you can miss time, even an entire season, and still get paid. But one player, Royals Pitcher Gil Meche, decided that was not right to himself … Continue reading

Let It Go: Baseballs

I normally try to stay way from stories of men doing the wrong thing and stick with good examples, but the recent number of news items on men overreaching for baseballs in MLB games has struck me. And there are two current stories of fans and baseballs that have parts of them that show some … Continue reading

Brewers Host “Green Week” June 20-26

June 20-26, the Brewers will launch their “Brewing a Greener Game” sustainability initiative, highlighting the Club’s increased efforts in eco-friendly practices during the week presented by the City of Milwaukee’s Milwaukee Energy Efficiency (Me2) program. During the week, they are doing different events over six days including e-cycling, a tree-planting program, and the donation of a check … Continue reading

Texas Rangers Well-Met Draft Pick

I am not a big baseball fan, only following the home team as a sports homer in general, but this story caught my eye. With their 33rd round pick – 33 rounds?, again not a baseball follower but 33??? – drafted a player that will never play baseball – you see, he is paralyzed. Johnathan … Continue reading

Miller Park In Top-10 Vegetarian Ballparks

Yes we have our share of meat – including a new kabob with one of every type of racing sausage, but Miller Park also has plenty of other options that put it in the top-10 vegetarian-friendly ballparks as rated by PeTA. An don’t forget, beer is vegetarian too.

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