Your 1970s Milwaukee Brewers!

The Brewers website has this story on the early days of the Milwaukee Brewers.
At 10:15 p.m. on March 31, 1970, Bud Selig received official word that he, along with a group of investors, had won the franchise for just $10.5 million in federal bankruptcy court and the Seattle Pilots were headed to Milwaukee to become the Brewers.

With Opening Day scheduled just seven days later, the move was a swift one. When the players learned of the move, doubts arose in their minds.

Will they have uniforms for us? Where will I live? What about all my stuff in Seattle?

Those questions would all soon be answered, but not without a few stressful weeks in Milwaukee.

Opening Day pitcher Lew Krausse, who had been recently married before the 1970 season, had a lot more to deal with after the move than some. With it being his first year with the club, Krausse was not yet settled in Seattle and had sent many of his belongings ahead of him to the city.

Originally thinking he was "getting ahead of the game," Krausse's decision to send his stuff to Seattle only further complicated the move to Milwaukee.

"They said, 'Well, you're going to Milwaukee,'" Krausse recalled. "It was just really hectic. We came up here, flew the whole families on charter planes and stayed in hotels for four to five days; and with kids, it was mess."
Make sure to click on the video for the original Bernie Brewer, a mustache-free Robin Yount, and Hank Aaron's final home run.

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