The long-awaited Major League Baseball season is here.
It’s game day in Milwaukee. The long-awaited baseball season at Miller Park begins at 3:10 p.m. today with fans tailgating in the parking lot, playing catch with their kids and enjoying a good game. With the Milwaukee Brewers’ playoff run last season, fans’ hopes are high as the season begins with a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. If you are at the game, take a few pictures of you and your pals tailgating or having a great time in the game. Be sure to upload them to our photo gallery to share your fanhood pictures with others throughout southeastern Wisconsin. While you are at it, take our Patch Poll about who will win the big game. Voting ends at 3:30 p.m.
St. Louis-area Patch editor Joe Scott makes his case for the Cardinals, while the Milwaukee area's Mark Schaaf argues for the Brewers. Plus, watch for Patch's real-time NLCS Fan Forum starting at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Oak Creek editor Mark Schaaf was just a twinkle in his father's eye during the last Suds Series, but better late than never: He's attended every playoff game at Miller Park and sleeps next to a Gorman Thomas bobblehead. When Nyjer Morgan tweeted “I hope those crying birds injoy watching tha Crew in tha Playoffs!" on Sept. 7, few could have imagined just how wrong Morgan would turn out to be. Well, the spelling and grammatical errors were obvious. But more importantly, the Cardinals were an after-thought in the playoff race at that time. You know how it turned out: St. Louis would go on a tear, catch and pass the Atlanta Braves on the final day of the regular season, and upset perennial favorite Philadelphia in the National League Division …