Bob Uecker

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Bob Uecker
Bob Uecker
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January 26, 1935
Birth Name:
Robert George Uecker
Nickname:
Mr. Baseball
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Some Facts
A humorous honor: The Uecker Seats at Miller Park Baseball Stadium cost $1 because they are seats located in the fourth deck behind home plate behind the beams supporting the massive retractable dome roof.
Although he has done the radio broadcasts for the Milwaukee Brewers for 33 years, Uecker has never had a contract with the team.
Five-time Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year.
Major league debut: 13 April 1962.
In 6 seasons with the Milwaukee Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves, Uecker had a .200 lifetime average with 146 hits, 14 home runs and 74 RBIs in 297 games.
Personal Quotes
The biggest thrill a ballplayer can have is when your son takes after you. That happened when my Bobby was in his championship Little League game. He really showed me something. Struck out three times. Made an error that lost the game. Parents were throwing things at our car and swearing at us as we drove off. Gosh, I was proud.
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Career highlights? I had two - I got an intentional walk from Sandy Koufax and I got out of a rundown against the Mets.
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How do you catch a knuckleball? You wait until it stops rolling, then go pick it up.
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Filmography
Film
Year
2009
2007
1999
1998
1987
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