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Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Jun 27, 2011 at 10:30:46 PM

In the comedy Wayne’s World, Alice Cooper tells Wayne and Garth that Milwaukee means "The Good Land" in Algonquian.

In baseball terms, Milwaukee means the Brewers, though the first time the franchise played at Yankee Stadium, they were known as something else.

The date was June 13, 1969, a Friday the thirteenth no less and a team called the Seattle Pilots visited the Bronx and walked away with a 2-1 victory against Washington native Mel Stottlemyre.

Gene Brabender, a Wisconsin native, opposed Stottlemyre and pitched a four-hitter for one of his seven complete games for the Pilots.

A year later he was in Milwaukee when the team was sold to Bud Selig and began playing in County Stadium. The franchise played there until the 2001 season and it took the Brewers five times to finally

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