Approximately 2,000 Welcome Braves Home in Early Cold, Daily Racing Form, 1955-05-10


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| , . [ ; . r i » t [ Approximately 2,000 Welcome Braves Home in Early Cold MILWAUKEE, Wis., May 9 UP .—Some 2,000 fans turned out to welcome the Mil- waukee Braves early today in near freezing weather. It was all part of a planned affair to show the Braves the town was still behind them despite their loss of eight games on a 13-game road trip. The wake turned into a midnight ball, however, on the strength of Milwaukees three straight victories over St. Louis just before returning home. An official delegation of aldermen was on hand when the train arrived at the Milwaukee Road Station at 12:15 a. m. "I have never seen anything like this," Braves general manager John Quinn said. The crowd didnt compare to that of 50,000 which welcomed the Braves home ; last year, but for Sunday midnight, it showed to a considerable degree that Milwaukee still is behind its own personal ball club.

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