MILWAUKEE, WI - Prior to this Saturday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, a special on-field, pre-game ceremony will take place at Miller Park to present Ryan Braun with his 2012 Silver Slugger Award. Fans are encouraged to be inside Miller Park for the ceremony, which will begin at approximately 6 p.m. CT. Brewers President - Baseball Operations and General Manager Doug Melvin will present the award.
In addition, Braun will also be presented the "2012 Josh Gibson Legacy Award" by Bob Kendrick, President of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City. The award is given annually to the home run leaders of both the National League and American League. Braun led the NL with 41 home runs last season.