Channel Your Inner Sixto Lezcano
Roughly one month into the season, and the Los Angeles Dodgers are within 2 games of the best record in Major League Baseball. What team began play today with the best record? Why the Milwaukee Brewers, of course. Led by young hitting stars Prince (Don't Call me Cecil) Fielder, Bill Hall (of Fame), Corey (Never Surrender) Hart, and Rickie (insert cheesy nickname here) Weeks, the Brewers have belted more home runs than all but two major league teams. Matched with an unhittable bullpen and a . . . well . . . and a serviceable starting rotation, the Brew Crew is suddenly the team to beat in the National League.
So, you may be asking yourself, how can I go about seeing these Brewers LAist speaks of?
Simple. On Monday, May 21, the Milwaukee Brewers arrive in the City of Angels for a 3 game set versus your Los Angeles Dodgers. And, as luck would have it, the Los Angeles Chapter of the Wisconsin Alumni Association has reserved a bunch of field level tickets for Wisconsin fans and their "baseball friends" (this means you!) to watch these titans of the National League square off. Seats are $20 (normally $40) and located on the field level close to the Brewers bullpen.
Tickets are limited and the deadline to reserve them is May 6. For more information and to reserve your spot, go ahead and click right here.
If you can knock off work a bit early, come on down to the Short Stop (1455 Sunset, right outside the Stadium) around 5:30pm before the game for some upper-midwest-style pre-game festivities. And if you're wondering what upper-midwest-style pre-game festivities entail, well, these guys & gals tapped the PBR keg at last year's event, so make sure you bring your drinkin' cap.
As an added bonus, event organizer Derek Hildebrandt will be buying anyone who can name 5 members of the 1982 Milwaukee Brewers starting lineup a free pint of PBR at the Short Stop. And he's promised that light heckling of the Brewers will be tolerated (just don't start making fun of his Badgers).
Free beer? Cheap Dodger Field Level Tix?? Your drunken picture on LAist Tuesday morning??? How can you lose?!?!?