'Can't Tell the New Players Without a Program'
"Program! Program! The Brewers are all new and you can't tell them without a program!" "Peanuts! Peanuts!" "Red hots! Get your red hots!" "Buy the lady a seat cushion!" "Ice cold root beer" "The batt'ries for t'day's game—" And the baseball gets under way at Borchert field Thursday afternoon.In our review of this score card, I imagined vendors walking up and down the aisles of the Orchard in the summer of 1942, collecting nickels and passing out these cards to eager Milwaukee fans:
Well, know we know exactly what that looked like.
Bit by bit, this glorious chapter in Milwaukee baseball history comes alive to us.