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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1957 October

Parade Celebrates Milwaukee Braves' Trip to World Series

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Online; Video; Streaming Video; Anchor Script
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1 min., 55 sec.
Over 150,000 people gather in downtown Milwaukee for a parade for the Braves; marching bands and dancers parade down the street; convertibles carrying Braves players Hank Aaron, Wes Covington, Bob Buhl, Eddie Mathews, Juan Pizarro, Felix Mantilla, Warren Spahn, and Lew Burdette drive down the crowded streets; the car carrying manager Fred Haney is stopped and surrounded by dancing Native Americans; the cars arrive at the airport and the Braves board a plane while fans dressed as Native Americans dance in celebration.
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