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Milwaukee Area Sports Teams

A Listing of Professional Sports Teams in Milwaukee


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

1. Milwaukee Brewers

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.

2. The Milwaukee Bucks

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.

3. Milwaukee Admirals

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.

4. 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.

5. Milwaukee Mustangs

The Milwaukee Mustangs is Milwaukee's professional arena football team. They play at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Mustangs joined the Arena Football League in 1994, and were active from then until 2001. At that time, the Mustangs were sold and no longer played in Milwaukee. In 2009, a new arena football team called the Milwaukee Iron joined the Arena Football 2 League (af2), the development league for the AFL. The Iron then joined the AFL in 2010, to go on to a very successful season. At this time, the Iron's ownership decided to return to the Milwaukee Mustangs name, the name under which the team plays today.
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