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Milwaukee County Stadium

Milwaukee County Stadium had two opening days April 14, 1953, was the debut of the former Boston Braves who became the first team in 50 years to relocate to a new city. They promptly set a league record with 1.8 million fans coming to the ballpark that first season, expanded seating to more than 43,000 and became the first nationally team to draw 2 million fans in 1954.

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Milwaukee County Stadium

Milwaukee County Stadium

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