Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 4/1/12
This is the first in FOXSportsWisconsin.com's five-part series commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Milwaukee Brewers' 13-0 start to the 1987 season. Today: 13-0 still special 25 years later Monday: Juan Nieves' no-hitter makes it 9-0 Tuesday: The Easter Sunday Game Wednesday: 13-1. Now what? Thursday: Free George Webb hamburgers for everyone! The young manager approached his first spring training in charge of a major league baseball team with a plan that he recognized could fail miserably. Tom Trebelhorn knew he didn't have the experience to warrant instant credibility with his players when the Milwaukee Brewers opened spring camp in March 1987. But he also knew the virtues necessary to win for an entire season -- stressing fundamentals more than any other manager in the league. That's how, at age 37, he won the Pacific Coast League title in 1985 as manager of Triple-A Vancouver, the Brewers' top-level farm team. So when spring training opened, Trebelhorn made sure his pla...
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