Lew Krausse, who started Brewers’ inaugural game, dies at 77

FILE – In this 1961 photo, Lew Krausse pitches for the Kansas City Athletics in 1961. Krausse, who pitched 12 years in the major leagues and started the first game in Milwaukee Brewers history, has died. He was 77. Chad Krausse, Lew’s youngest son, said his father died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, of complications from cancer while in hospice care.