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Turning 50

The Brewers Celebrate a Half-Century in Milwaukee

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When you had to overcome seemingly impossible odds merely to get a team, why shouldn t you celebrate 50 years of play in the major leagues?
Turning 50 celebrates the story of the Milwaukee Brewers, who never would have happened if not for the persistence of Bud Selig in bringing big-league ball back to the city after the beloved Braves bolted for Atlanta. Five years of frustration for Selig and his group melted away in a bankruptcy court in Seattle in 1970 when the Pilots were awarded to Milwaukee after only one year of existence.

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