Thousands turn out to send Crew off
Brewers players, ownership thank loyal fans for support
MILWAUKEE -- After 26 years of waiting for this party, the threat of rain couldn't stop Brewers fans from giving their team a proper postseason sendoff.A crowd of 14,188 packed into Milwaukee's lakefront Summerfest grounds, a venue usually reserved for summer music festivals but Monday transformed into baseball heaven for Brewers fans who have not tasted postseason baseball since 1982. Just after 5 p.m. CT, the National League Wild Card-winning Brewers joined the party.
Adam McCalvy is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.