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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Milwaukee becomes 12th tobacco-free park in MLB

The ordinance is one thing. Enforcement of the ordinance is something else again. How’s that going to work? People in the stands turning each other in for violations? Bad idea. Will the security personnel in the clubhouse now be charged with seeing which players have cans of dip in their lockers, or a chaw in their cheek?

There doesn’t seem to be any way that works well.

Jim Furtado Posted: November 23, 2016 at 07:06 AM | 3 comment(s)
  Beats: milwaukee, smokeless tobacco

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Famed MLB ghost hunter Jon Gray finally got to explore Milwaukee’s notorious haunted hotel

He ain’t ‘fraid of no ghosts.

In June, we had the opportunity to speak to Gray about his fascination with the spiritual world, and he told us he had long dreamed of exploring Milwaukee’s famed Pfister Hotel. Now, we see, he’s made that dream a reality.

Why would Gray be so interested in the Pfister Hotel? Well, it has something of a reputation:

The hotel, reportedly haunted by its original owner, Charles Pfister, has been compared to Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion by Giancarlo Stanton . Even players like Pablo Sandoval, Jason Heyward and Justin Upton have paid their own way to stay somewhere else.

Carlos Gomez has heard voices when he stepped out of the shower. Adrian Beltre’s TV and air conditioner kept turning on and off during his stay. Brendan Ryan saw a “moving light” going through the room

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: August 24, 2016 at 07:59 PM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: ghosts, haunted, jon gray, milwaukee, rockies

 

 

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