Details for Brewers home opener
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – The Home Opener at Miller Park is just a few days away and details for the opening ceremonies on Monday, April 2 vs. the St. Louis Cardinals are set.
A limited number of tickets were released on Thursday that were previously on hold. Those tickets can be purchased at Brewers.com.
Parking lots will open at 10:10 a.m. and Miller Park will open at 11:10 a.m. Parking lots are expected to reach capacity so fans are encouraged to purchase parking passes in advance.
The first pitch will be thrown out by members of the Wisconsin Badgers football team, including head coach Paul Chryst. The Badgers football program set a school record with 13 wins this past season, capped by an Orange Bowl victory.
Dan and Mike Attanasio, sons of Brewers owners Mark and Debbie Attanasio, will sing the national anthem. They will carry on the tradition started by their grandfather, Joe Attanasio, who traditionally sang the anthem on Opening Day from the time that the Attanasio family purchased the team.
The Color Guard will be presented by United States Army Recruiting Battalion Milwaukee, Navy Operational Support Center – Milwaukee, the United States Marine Corps Fox Company 2 Battalion 24, the 128th Air Refueling Wing, Wisconsin Air National Guard and the United States Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan
All fans in attendance will receive a Brewers 2018 magnetic schedule.