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.
I knew when my career was over. In 1965 my baseball card came out with no picture.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
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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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