Ryan Braun caught a lot of flak for that statement he released that was supposed to be an apology for his PED use, but really wasn’t an apology. So in response, Braun has reportedly began offering real apologizes to Milwaukee Brewers season ticket holders.
According to CBS 58 in Milwaukee, Braun has been calling season ticket holders to apologize for his PED use. And apparently, these calls aren’t recorded message. It’s actually Braun on the other line apologizes to fans.
CBS 58 has confirmed suspended Milwaukee Brewers Outfielder Ryan Braun is calling Brewers season ticket holders to apologize.
“Hey there’s a guy on the phone claiming to be Ryan Braun, it’s probably one of your buddies messing with you.”
That’s exactly what Kelly’s Bleachers owner Pat Guenther thought Thursday afternoon.
He picked up the phone thinking it’d be a joke.
“Hey Pat this is Ryan Braun,” Guenther recalls. “Right then and there I knew it was his voice based on interviews I’ve seen on TV. I knew damn well it was his voice.”
So he did what anyone in the service industry would do.
“I said what can I do for you? He said, I messed up, in a nutshell, I messed up. I just want to reach out and say I’m sorry. I cut him off right there. I said you know Ryan, I think you’re an amazing athlete and this speaks volumes to your character to reach out to a small business owner like myself and let us know that you are going to do better.”
The Brewers confirmed to CBS 58 that they did indeed supply Braun with contact information for season ticket holders. And with all the free time Braun now has, this is a great use of it.