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Bob Uecker

Bob Uecker, American actor, radio announcer, former baseball player, television personality. Recipient Big B.A.T. award Baseball Assistance Team, 1995; inducted Wisconsin Performing Artists Hall of Fame, 1993, Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame, 1994, Wisconsin Sports Hall of Fame, 1998.

Background

  • Uecker, Bob was born on January 26, 1935 in Milwaukee.

  • Career

    • Major league baseball player Milwaukee Braves, National League, 1962, 63. Major league baseball player St. Louis Cardinals, 1964, 65, Philadelphia Phillies, 1966-1967, Atlanta Braves, 1967. Commentator ABC Monday Night Baseball, 1976-1982.

      Commentator playoff and world series NBC Baseball, 1994-1998. Radio-television baseball announcer Milwaukee Brewers, since 1971. Host War of the Start, Bob Ueckers Wacky World of Sports, Saturday Night Live.

      Guest Tim Conway show, Who's the Boss, Peter Marshall Show. Appeared in Fatal Instinct.

    Works

    • Co-star television series Mr. Belvedere, ABC-television, 1985-1990. Guest television appearances include Late Night with David Letterman, The Tonight Show, Midnight Special, LateLine, 1998.

      Also numerous commercials. Author: Catcher in the Wry, 1985. Films include: Major League, 1989, Major League 2, 1994, (voice over) Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco, 1996, Major League: Back to the Minors, 1998, Andre the Giant: Larger Than Life, 1999.

    Connections

    • Married Judy Uecker, 1976 (divorced 2001). 4 children.
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    Born January 26, 1935
    • 1962
      Major league baseball player Milwaukee Braves
    • 1964
      major league baseball player St. Louis Cardinals
    • 1966 - 1967
      major league baseball player St. Louis Cardinals
    • 1967
      major league baseball player St. Louis Cardinals
    • 1971
      radio-television baseball announcer Milwaukee Brewers
    • 1976 - 1982
      commentator American Broadcasting Company Monday Night Baseball
    • 1994 - 1998
      commentator playoff and world series National Broadcasting Company Baseball
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