Anybody with ability can play in the big leagues. But to be able to trick people year in and year out the way I did, I think that was a much greater feat.
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|Birth:||26th January, 1935|
|Profession:||Actor, Author, Baseball Player, Comedian, Commentator|
Bob Uecker was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is a retired American Major League Baseball player, later a sportscaster, comedian and actor. Uecker was given the title of "Mr. Baseball" by TV talk show host Johnny Carson. In 1956, he signed with the Milwaukee Braves where he played catcher. He retired from the league in 1967. Since 1971 Uecker has served as a play-by-play announcer for Milwaukee Brewers radio broadcasts. He also had a successful run acting on the sitcom Mr. Belvedere in the 1980s. An aspiring athlete, Bob Uecker was a huge fan of minor league baseball as a kid. He has published two books, an autobiography entitled Catcher in the Wry and Catch 222.
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