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This Day in Brewers History
January 13th

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1982 Both Hank Aaron (Braves, Brewers) and Frank Robinson (Reds, Orioles, Dodgers, Angels, Indians) are elected to the Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility. The all-time home run leader falls just nine votes short of being the first player to be elected unanimously by the BBWAA.
2005 The owners unanimously approve the $223 million sale of the Brewers to Mark Attanasio, a Los Angeles investor. The purchase of the team, formerly owned by the family of commissioner Bud Selig, ensures Milwaukee will keep their team due to a 30-year lease to play in newly built Miller Park.
2009 After the all-time career saves leader passes a physical, the Brewers announce their $6 million, one-year deal with free-agent reliever Trevor Hoffman. The 41 year-old right-hander, a fixture in the Padres bullpen since 1993, has compiled 554 saves in 930 relief appearances during his 16-year tenure in the major leagues.

3 Fact(s) Found