Results tagged with 'bud lea'
Published April 23, 2009
When the NFL Draft begins on Saturday afternoon, Bud Lea will be watching the TV coverage from his sofa. After covering sports for fans in Milwaukee and Wisconsin for nearly six decades as a reporter, columnist and editor of the Milwaukee Sentinel and Packer Plus, he deserves a break. Lea, who recently turned 80, took time to share his thoughts on things he's seen from press row.
Published Aug. 28, 2007
Scrappy shortstop Johnny Logan, often described as the heart and soul of the star-studded Milwaukee Braves teams of the 1950s, has been instrumental in organizing the 50th reunion of the championship team.
Published Feb. 8, 2007
Every 25 years or so, the baseball gods throw a bone to Milwaukee. Or so it would seem. Fifty years ago, the 1957 Milwaukee Braves won the World Series. Twenty-five years ago, the 1982 Milwaukee Brewers went to their only World Series, but came up one game short of a world championship.
Published June 4, 2002
Although many of us are too young to remember the glory days of the Milwaukee Braves -- or the heartbreak of their departure -- this city still harbors a deep-set love for Aaron, Spahn, Logan, Mathews and the rest of the gang. Now, the Milwaukee Braves Historical Association has formed to ensure that love endures.