Monday, April 1 is Opening Day in Milwaukee. While the future of Brewers baseball begins at Miller Park at 1:10 p.m. as the Rockies roll into town, over on the lakefront a new exhibit at Discovery World casts a view back at the history of America's pastime.
Depending how old you are and where you go in Milwaukee, you'll hear stories about members of the Milwaukee Brewers and Bucks pulling up a bar stool and having a beer and sharing a story with the locals. But as time has gone on and technology has advanced, the city's athletes are less likely to be part of the bar scene.
The Baseball Hall of Fame voting will be announced Wednesday, generating the annual discussion as to whether writers should vote for such an honor. I vote for one organization's year-end awards, and this year I was asked to vote on the Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame. It's something I take seriously, but it's a process that should be transparent. Here's who I voted for and why.
Thursday May 2nd, 2013 – Danville, IL Danville, IL happens to be the home town of show business brothers Dick and Jerry Van Dyke, actors Gene Hackman and Donald O’Connor, NFL football player Zeke Bratkowski and baseball Hall of Famer Robin Yount. That’s quite an ...