Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 4/22/12
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MILWAUKEE -- A .332 batting average. A staggering 33 home runs and 111 RBI. An NL-leading .597 slugging percentage. The fans at Miller Park had heard all of these stats before in reference to their beloved star outfielder Ryan Braun. But on Sunday, they got their chance to hear it over the loud speakers in Milwaukee with a special title attached: MVP. There was no talk of controversy, of tampered tests, or of who deserved what. No, on Sunday afternoon, for just a few minutes, the pre-game ceremony was simply about a city and its star player. And as Braun emerged from the dugout, tipping his hat to the fans that had supported him through the last several months, the entirety of Miller Park rose to its feet. Only three Milwaukee Brewers have ever been honored with an MVP award, as Robin Yount won the award twice (1982, 1989) and Rollie Fingers once (1981). And as the announcer introduced the latest honoree for the award, the last Brewer MVP emerged from the dugout to hand the award ...
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