Fun and games at Miller Park
The Brewers had a little extra-curricular fun before beginning their work day on Saturday when a group of female athletes from China — each a champion in her sport — visited Miller Park as part of a partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Among them was Zhang Yining, one of the greatest female table tennis players in the sport’s history, a winner of four Olympic gold medals and 10 World Championships. She challenged some of the Brewers’ best ping-pongers including outfielder Corey Hart, who once kicked a certain MLB.com beat writers’ butt at a table off the visitors’ dugout in Cleveland.
John Axford and Zack Greinke also took their lumps against Zhang before the athletes traded gifts — signed Major League baseballs for the ladies and signed paddles for the men.
FS Wisconsin had a camera in the room for the event, which was otherwise closed to media. Thanks to Brewers team photographer Scott Paulus for passing along some shots.
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