Beer In Ads #1190: Myron Fohr For Blatz


Tuesday’s ad is for Blatz Beer, from 1950. The ad is part of Blatz’s “I lived in Milwaukee, I ought to know” series from the later Forties and Fifties that featured prominent celebrities, sports figures and famous folks from Milwaukee claiming to know “Blatz is Milwaukee’s Finest Beer” because they lived there, or near there, at some point in their lives. This one features race car driver Myron Fohr, who completed the Indianapolis 500 two times, finishing 4th and 11th. He, at least, was born in Milwaukee.

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