Every year on Sept. 28, I think of my greatest Brewers memory of all time. It was, without a doubt, witnessing an impromptu '82 (and '87) reunion on Sept. 28, 2000, the night of the last game at County Stadium.
Before Wednesday's Brewers-Cubs game at Miller Park, Colonel Jay Morrison reunited with his family by surprising his son on his 12th birthday. We spoke with Morrison about all that led to the reunion, becoming a viral-video sensation and what the moment felt like and meant for him, his family, other service members and fans of baseball and happiness.
Last month, OnMilwaukee.com reported on Alana Wooldrige's missing dog, Fenrir, a pitbull she adopted in New Orleans who disappeared from her yard on July 21. After weeks of searching, social media posts and daily interactions with various animal organizations, Alana and Fen were reunited tonight.
The public backlash at the time was swift and severe. It was nearly seven years ago when the Green Bay Packers did what was once unthinkable by trading their legendary quarterback, Brett Favre. No party involved or even tangentially related initially came out looking good, either. But if there was ever a sports story that proves time heals all wounds, this is it.
Do you try to reconnect with high school friends and acquaintances over the holidays or do you steer clear of 'em?