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1970 Milwaukee Brewers Artwork: ICONIC® Men's 60/40 Blend T-Shirt

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Color: indigo heather

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The Barrel Man is a mascot logo used by two baseball teams in Milwaukee nicknamed "Brewers". The character was first used in the 1940s by the Milwaukee Brewers, a Minor League Baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. At the time, he was known as "Owgust". With a beer barrel for a torso and tap for his nose, the Beer Barrel Man embodied the whimsical spirit of the minor leagues in the early to mid-twentieth century. In the 1940s and 1950s, a whole series of Beer Barrel Men were used as logos by the club – pitching, batting, fielding balls and running the bases. The Beer Barrel Man was used until spring training of 1953, when the Boston Braves displaced the Brewers in Milwaukee. After the Braves moved to Atlanta after the 1965 season, former Braves minority owner Bud Selig announced the formation of a group to bring major league baseball club back to Milwaukee, adopting the batting Beer Barrel Man as his organization's logo. When Selig's group was awarded the bankrupt American League Seattle Pilots franchise, he moved them to Milwaukee and the Beer Barrel Man made a comeback as the first logo of the new Milwaukee Brewers. The Beer Barrel Man was used by the American League club through the 1977 season.
Product details
The Iconic tee is made with sustainably sourced USA grown cotton and moisture wicking polyester that's exceptionally soft and made to last. Whether its on the field or off, the Iconic t-shirt will soon become your favorite go to tee.
  • Soft lightweight 4.6 oz
  • 60% Ring-Spun Cotton / 40% Polyester
  • Classic fit
  • Made with sustainably sourced USA grown cotton
  • High-density fabric for exceptional print clarity
  • Heather colors are CVC
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