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If you're a Brewers season ticket-holder and you get a call from a guy claiming to be Ryan Braun, don't hang up -- it might not be a prank.
According to a report out of Milwaukee, Braun is calling several Brewers season ticket-holders to apologize for his PED scandal.
Pat Guenther, owner of Kelly's Bleachers, a popular hangout for Brewers fans, told the local CBS affiliate he got one such call on Thursday and knew it was Braun's voice, from having heard him interviewed many times.
"He said, 'I messed up', in a nutshell; 'I messed up. I just want to reach out and say I'm sorry.' I cut him off right there. I said 'You know, Ryan, I think you're an amazing athlete and this speaks volumes to your character to reach out to a small business owner like myself and let us know that you are going to do better.'"
The Brewers confirmed to the station that Braun contacted them for the names and numbers of several season ticket-holders.
Braun, who was suspended 65 games, recently issued a written apology but has yet to do an interview.
"He was very humble on the phone," Guenther said. "He wanted to reach out and for him to do this is an act of kindness. He wants the people of Wisconsin to support the Brewers and him."
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The reclamation project that is Ryan Braun is underway. The suspended Milwaukee Brewers outfielder is reportedly making phone calls to season ticket holders of the organization, and apologizing for cheating and lying in regards to using performance-enhancing drugs. Here is part of the report from CBS 58, including one of the conversations between Braun and one of the fans: “Hey...
Suspended Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun is personally calling fans and offering an apology for using performance-enhancing drugs, the team said Friday.
''It was his idea,'' said Rick Schlesinger, the Brewers' chief operating officer. ''He came to us and said he wanted to call fans,'' including season ticket holders, partial season ticket...
Ryan Braun seems to be taking steps in the right direction.
The disgraced Brewers outfielder finally issued a public apology after Major League Baseball suspended him for 65 games for using performance-enhancing drugs. Now, Braun is personally reaching out to some of the Brewers’ most loyal fans to apologize, according to CBS 58 in Milwaukee.
Pat Guenther said he thought someone...
According to CBS58, Ryan Braun is calling Milwaukee Brewers season ticket holders to apologize for “messing up.” According to season ticket holder Pat Guenther this is how it went:
He picked up the phone thinking it’d be a joke.
“Hey Pat this is Ryan Braun,” Guenther recalls. “Right then and there I knew it was his voice based on interviews I’ve seen on TV. I knew...
CBS 58 has confirmed suspended Milwaukee Brewers Outfielder Ryan Braun is calling Brewers season ticket holders one at a time to apologize.
Braun was suspended 65 games by Major League Baseball earlier this year for using performance enhancing drugs.
A couple weeks ago Braun issued a lengthy public written apology but has yet to step back in front of cameras to answer questions from the media.
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has a long road to forgiveness ahead. After repeatedly lying about his history of performance-enhancing drug use, the 29-year-old was eventually outed as a cheater and a fraud. He threw urine collector Dino Laurenzi Jr. under the bus in the process and attacked his character. Now, Braun is trying to […]
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According to CBS 58, suspended Milwaukee Brewers Outfielder Ryan Braun is calling Brewers season ticket holders to apologize.
“Hey there’s a guy on the phone claiming to be Ryan Braun, it’s probably one of your buddies messing with you.”
That’s exactly what Kelly’s Bleachers owner Pat Guenther thought Thursday afternoon.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Suspended Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun is personally calling fans and offering an apology for using performance-enhancing drugs, the team said Friday.
“It was his idea,” said Rick Schlesinger, the Brewers’ chief operating officer. “He came to us and said he wanted to call fans,” including season ticket holders, partial season ticket holders and...
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Ryan Braun hasn’t face the media since his suspension by Major League Baseball for using performance enhancing drugs. MLB and Braun did agree on a 65 game suspension that would keep him out the remaining of the 2013 season. Instead of sulking and hiding from the world, Braun has taken an odd approach you don’t see everyday. According...
When Aaron Rodgers called out Brewers former MVP Ryan Braun in July for lying to Rodgers about PED use, Rodgers said it hadn’t been determined whether their restaurant partnership will continue. It looks like a decision has been made and it’s not a good one for Braun. From a joint statement released by SURG Restaurant Group: Restaurant group co-owner Michael Polaski said he...
A restaurant group is ending its ties with suspended Brewers slugger Ryan Braun.
SURG Restaurant Group said in a statement Thursday it will change the name of the 8-Twelve MVP Bar & Grill in the Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield. ''Eight'' is Braun's jersey number, while ''twelve'' refers to the number worn by quarterback Aaron Rodgers with the...
Ryan Braun caught a lot of flak for that statement he released that was supposed to be an apology for his PED use, but really wasn’t an apology. So in response, Braun has reportedly began offering real apologizes to Milwaukee Brewers season ticket holders.
According to CBS 58 in Milwaukee, Braun has been calling season ticket holders to apologize for his PED use. And apparently...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A restaurant group is ending its ties with suspended Brewers slugger Ryan Braun.
SURG Restaurant Group said in a statement Thursday it will change the name of the 8-Twelve MVP Bar & Grill in the Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield. “Eight” is Braun’s jersey number, while “twelve” refers to the number worn by quarterback Aaron Rodgers with the Green Bay...
In case there were any doubts before I think it is safe to say now that the Aaron Rodgers/ Ryan Braun bromance is over.
In case you have been away from a computer for the last few months, Green Bay Packers quarterback and Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun were buddies--that is until Braun lied to Rodgers about taking PEDs.
If it was just the personal lie the relationship...