Milwaukee Area Sports Teams

Professional Sports Teams in Milwaukee

Milwaukee is home to four professional sports team: the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team, the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team, the Milwaukee Admirals hockey team, and the Milwaukee Wave soccer team. Basketball and hockey are played at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, while baseball is played at Miller Park, and soccer at the U.S. Cellular Arena.

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Milwaukee Brewers

Miller Park Milwaukee Brewers
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The Milwaukee Brewers are the Major League Baseball team that plays in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Brewers are part of the Central division of the National League, along with the Chicago Cubs, the Cincinnati Reds, the Houston Astros, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals. The Milwaukee Brewers home field is Miller Park. Brewers games are aired on television stations WMLW, and FOX Sports Wisconsin, and on AM radio station 620-WTMJ.

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The Milwaukee Bucks

Bucks vs. Lakers
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The Milwaukee Bucks are Milwaukee's professional NBA team. The team was formed in 1968, and since then, the Bucks have won 16 post-season titles, and count nine hall of fame members among their ranks throughout the teams history. The Bucks play at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The team is owned by Wisconsin senator Herb Kohl, who purchased the team in 1985.

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Milwaukee Admirals

The BMO Harris Bradley center during a Milwaukee Admirals game
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The Milwaukee Admirals are part of the American Hockey League and play at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The team was started in 1970 as the Milwaukee Wings, and when they were sold the next year were renamed the Milwaukee Admirals. The team was part of the U.S. Hockey League and the International Hockey League before joining the AHL in 2001. The Admirals are the top-level feeder team for the NHL team the Nashville Predators.

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Milwaukee Wave

The Milwaukee Wave is Milwaukee's professional indoor soccer team. The Wave plays at the U.S. Cellular Arena. The team is a six-time winner of the Major Indoor Soccer League championship. The team was started in 1984 as one of six charter members of the American Indoor Soccer Association.

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