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Art Fahey to throw out first pitch at La Crosse Day Brewers game



Explore La Crosse promoted the annual La Crosse Day at a Milwaukee Brewers game, during ticket sales event on April 11, 2024 (PHOTO: Brad Williams).

Retired La Crosse Center director Art Fahey will throw out the first pitch at the La Crosse Day Milwaukee Brewers game coming in June.

That was announced during an event Thursday kicking off ticket sales through the Explore La Crosse tourism bureau.

This is the 27th year of La Crosse Day at a Brewers game. Organizers said the La Crosse group is usually the biggest from any one community to attend.

This year, La Crosse Day at the Brewers game will happen June 26 against the World Series champion Texas Rangers, with first pitch set for 1:10 p.m. on that Wednesday.

Ticket sales began Thursday at the Moose Lodge, while online sales haven’t begun yet.

Tickets will cost $100 and include bus transportation, plus a pregame tailgate. Kids 12 and under will be cheaper.

Bobblehead dolls of Brewers stars were among the fan souvenirs on display April 11, 2024, at a La Crosse Day ticket promotion at the Moose Lodge for a June Brewers game (PHOTO: Brad Williams)

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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