The Milwaukee Brewers today announced that they're looking to hire new members for the Brew Crew, the official entertainment team of the Brewers, for the upcoming 2021 season.
The job involves staffing the many interactive zones throughout the soon-to-be American Family Field, assisting with between innings promotions, entertaining and interacting with fellow fans through activities and crowd events, and just generally cheering on the home team and adding to a lively major league experience.
But the most important and eye-catching part of the job is the ability to become a racing sausage – roaming the parking lots before the game, representing the ball club at outside events and, yes, even becoming a crowd-pleasing meal on wheels and racing in the famous sixth inning sausage race.
If you're a Brewers fan, it's basically a dream job – and I would know since I was once a member a member of the Brew Crew, taking to the field and to the stands as a racing sausage. And while I never won a race, made the SportsCenter Not Top Ten for almost running over the opposing team's catcher and almost ruined a young fan's childhood by autographing my own name on a baseball rather than Chorizo, I had a blast. Even when you're not working as a racing sausage or any of those other showy gameday gigs, you're in the park, working at a baseball and rooting for the Crew while on the job. (I didn't just get to attend the Brewers' playoff clinching game in 2008 or Trevor Hoffman's 600th career save in 2010; I was paid to do so!)
In the end, sure, the gig gave me some suplementary income and free baseball, but also gave me memories and one of the best possible conversational icebreakers a person in Milwaukee can have. And now you can too!
For application information, a full job description, tryout details and more, click here. And hey, only 66 days until pitchers and catchers report!
As much as it is a gigantic cliché to say that one has always had a passion for film, Matt Mueller has always had a passion for film. Whether it was bringing in the latest movie reviews for his first grade show-and-tell or writing film reviews for the St. Norbert College Times as a high school student, Matt is way too obsessed with movies for his own good.
When he's not writing about the latest blockbuster or talking much too glowingly about "Piranha 3D," Matt can probably be found watching literally any sport (minus cricket) or working at - get this - a local movie theater. Or watching a movie. Yeah, he's probably watching a movie.