“REMEMBER THAT YOU ARE A MEMBER OF THE MILWAUKEE BREWERS’ ORGANIZATION”
MILWAUKEE BREWERS. Major League Baseball Manual Prepared and Used by the Milwaukee Brewers. Garden City: Doubleday, 1982. Quarto, original illustrated stiff paper covers. $100.
First edition of this “organizational instruction manual” for the Brewers franchise, with illustrated instructions for playing each position and 29 diagrams of defensive assignments in game situations.
“The theory behind our manual is simple—teach young players from their first day in the Brewer organization the way we want them to execute baseball fundamentals… The style of play printed here is not the only way to play baseball—but it is the Brewers’ way.”