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Old Mill grad Josh Hader receives ovation in return to mound for Brewers

Old Mill grad Josh Hader receives ovation in return to mound for Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader received a warm ovation from fans in his first appearance on the mound since his years-old racist and homophobic tweets surfaced during the All-Star Game.

The left-hander, a graduate of Old Mill High School and a native of Millersville, jogged in from the bullpen after the Brewers scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth to take a 4-2 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers . He took a few warmup tosses before being introduced by the public address announcer.

Most of the more than 36,000 fans attending in attendance were applauding after he was introduced, with many fans standing at Miller Park...

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