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Audio | November 2, 2016
The Brewers may have had a losing record this year, but it wasn’t always this way. Historian John Gurda recalls his lifelong love of baseball and the 1957 that defined a baseball loving childhood.
Audio | July 8, 2016
We all hope to be remembered for our successes rather than our mistakes. Watertown’s Fred Merkle played on six World Series teams but was remembered not for his admirable career but for one early mistake. Dean Robbins tells us Merkle’s story.
Audio | June 1, 2016
Bob Uecker is many things - a former baseball player, comedian, actor, and broadcaster. For Matt Wild, Bob Uecker is Milwaukee. He tell us what the Brewers icon means to him.
Audio | May 11, 2016
For a sports obsessed boy, becoming a ball boy for a professional sports team would be a dream come true. Pat McBride was a ball boy for the Brewers, Bucks, and Packers. It was a dream come true but also an escape from a troubled home.
Audio | April 15, 2016
Many of us were forced to play sports as a child. Crystal Chan’s parents signed her up for tee-ball. One disastrous outing led to a change of plans.
Audio | April 8, 2016
Baseball season begins once again this week. It’s a sport with a long history in Milwaukee. Historian John Gurda brings us the story of one of the city’s oldest traditions. 
Audio | March 13, 2015
Long after the snow melts, the snowshoes stay out and in use in Lake Tomahawk. For more than fifty years, snowshoe baseball has attracted crowds to weekly games.
Audio | April 7, 2014
Have you ever heard of dartball?  If not, you’re not alone.  That’s because this eclectic mashup of darts and baseball is often tucked away in the more rural parts of the state. 
Audio | June 5, 2013
Jackie Robinson's historic life was recently the subject of the hit film. But there's a lesser known Robinson story with a Wisconsin connection. Commentator Dean Robbins has the story.
Audio | July 6, 2012
It’s baseball season, and today, commentator Dean Robbins shares a story about a legendary player and a small Wisconsin city.

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