We all know what has happened on the field. What we didn't know until now was how the most unique franchise in major professional sports was even allowed to exist.
"I didn't realize it at the time," Hall of Famer Hank Aaron said. "But after we won the seventh game of the 1957 World Series, everything started to go downhill."
Bill Povletich is likely familiar to OnMilwaukee.com readers for his film about Hank Aaron's first pro season in Wisconsin, "Henry Aaron's Summer Up North." His book "Milwaukee Braves: Heroes and Heartbreak" is an eye-catchingly illustrated walk through the years the Braves spent in Milwaukee -- with a focus on the civic and financial effects of the team's arrival and departure.