Braun became a free agent after Milwaukee decided to not extend the players contract. After playing his entire career with the Brewers hitting 352 home runs across his fourteen year career.
In the video posted on the teams social media he says that he “weighed this decision for months,” and although he still loves the game he believes the time is right to retire.
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An on-field ceremony will be held in the players honour on September 26th.
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