County Stadium Beer Slide

County Stadium opened in 1953 and was home to two Milwaukee baseball teams. In 1973, the beer slide and chalet debuted in the stadiums outfield seating area. A character dubbed Bernie slid down the slide and into a giant beer mug after every home run and victory. In 1984, he was forced into retirement when the bleachers were renovated. He was brought back by popular demand in 1993 and moved to the new stadium in 2001, although with his slide but without his giant mug.
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