The Milwaukee Brewers home ballpark will have a new name next year after a 20-year deal with Miller comes to an end. American Family Insurance announced Tuesday evening that Miller Park will become American Family Field next Jan. 1. A new logo and other branding elements will be revealed later this year. Read more here and here.
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Taxpayers in southeastern Wisconsin will be free of paying $30 million a year in a special 0.1% sales and use tax supporting Miller Park, home to the Milwaukee Brewers, under legislation that is expected to pass and be signed into law by the governor. If approved, the 23-year-old revenue program would be permanently retired beginning Jan. 1, 2020. Read more here.
Miller Park signage will disappear from Milwaukee’s baseball stadium after 2020, when Madison (WI)-based American Family Insurance takes over naming rights from MillerCoors. The deal was announced Tuesday. Read more here and here. Not all fans are happy, as 30,000 sign petition opposing any name change. Read more here.
The Brewers and @amfam have announced a long-term agreement which includes the naming rights for Miller Park beginning in 2021 and continuing for 15 years. The future name and branding elements for the stadium will be announced at a later date.
— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) January 22, 2019
With 12,500 parking spaces — all available for tailgating — Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers, has been a long-time leader in ballpark tailgating. Read more and view photo gallery here.
The Milwaukee Brewers will provide an official media preview March 29 of the team’s $20 million food-and-beverage-concession upgrade at Miller Park, but stadium district board members Tuesday took their own tour of the progress on the project. Read more and view slideshow here.
PRESS RELEASE – If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who ya gonna call? The Brew Crew! To celebrate the release of the new Ghostbusters™ movie, the Brewers are hosting Ghostbusters Day at Miller Park on Saturday, July 9. Read more here.
The next innovative ballpark food is set to hit Miller Park this season, as Milwaukee Brewers fans will have a chance to take a bite of the Inside The Park Nachos. Read more here.
The Milwaukee Brewers today announced changes in the food lineup at Miller Park that will include the addition of a Smoke Shack barbecue stand, a Holey Moley doughnuts and coffee stand. Read more here.
In a series called “Ballpark Quirks,” Sports Illustrated takes a look at the distinctive features and oddities that make up each of MLB’s 30 parks. Up now: Miller Park’s Bernie slide. Read more and view photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Milwaukee Brewers today announced plans for a new Bob Uecker statue at Miller Park. Unlike the statues that surround Miller Park’s Home Plate Plaza, this statue will be in the last row-yes, the last row of the Terrace Level at Miller Park. Continue reading
In ESPN The Magazine‘s Sept. 30 Franchise Issue, Rachel Ullrich takes a look at a number of few gut-busting food items available at six Major League Baseball ballparks. It’s early Tuesday morning, and we’re thinking PNC Park’s Brunch Burger would hit the spot right now! Read more here.
The Milwaukee Brewers on Monday announced two renovations coming to Miller Park before the 2013 season, including upgrading the Dew Deck with a 25-foot high rock climbing wall in the shape of a Mountain Dew can and improvements to the Home Plate Lounge. Read more and view renderings here.
The Milwaukee Brewers dedicated a new 7-foot-tall bronze statue of beloved player and broadcaster Bob “Mr. Baseball” Uecker during a ceremony outside Miller Park Friday. The “Ueck” joins three others outside the main gates, including statutes honoring Hall of Famers Hank Aaron and Robin Yount, and Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. Read more and view video here.
In a shocker, Miller Park has won the ESPN.com’s “Battle of the Ballparks.” The silly thing about this bracket battle, American Idol, Dancing With the Stars, and every other competition out there determined by fan voting (which typically allow you to cast multiple votes), they really don’t give you “truth.” View final bracket here.
Mike Morgan, former communications manager for the Southeast Wisconsin Professional Baseball Park District, which was in charge of building Miller Park, shares his reflections on the stadium’s development and the past 10 years since it was built. Read more here.
The Milwaukee Brewers completed their $9-$11 million video board project with the installation of an 18,900-pound back-lit “Miller Park” sign atop the new 5,940 square foot scoreboard. The new scoreboard was designed by South Dakota-based Daktronics, Inc. Read more here.
Even as estimated sales tax revenues have dropped as a result of a struggling economy, officials expect that five county sale tax that was implemented as part of the financial package to help pay for Miller Park could end as soon as 2015, or no later than 2018. The original target year was set at 2014. Read more here