Bob Uecker

Photographed March 20, 2015
Erected by the Milwaukee Brewers
Miller Park, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
43° 1.762′ N, 87° 58.314′ W
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"Mr. Baseball"
Voice of the Milwaukee Brewers
Major League Baseball Player and World-Class Entertainer
Born and raised in Milwaukee, Bob Uecker became a national celebrity through his work in sports and entertainment.

Uecker will forever be known as the "Voice of the Brewers" with over four decades as lead play-by-lay broadcaster for the team. Nationally, he also called action for ABC's Monday Night Baseball, NBC's Game of the Week, League Championship Series and World Series.

Uecker was named the recipient of the 2003 Ford C. Frick Award, ensuring him a permanent place in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.

As an action and comedian, Uecker's credits in Hollywood as a celebrity entertainer are just as numerous. They include one of the lead roles in the long-running television sitcom Mr. Belvedere, countless guest appearances on The Tonight Show, and a hosting role on Saturday Night Live.

Uecker also acted in two of the best baseball movies ever -- Major League and Major League II -- filing the hilarious role of team broadcaster Harry Doyle in both films.

Uecker was also a key participant in one of the most popular ad campaigns of all time, serving as the "Miller Lite All-Star" in popular commercials for the Lite Beer from Miller.

A former catcher who spent six seasons in the Major Leagues (including a World Championship in 1964), Uecker authored a book entitled Catcher in the Wry, a humorous look back on the years he spent with the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies.
The marker and statue are located at Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers, and are accessible from westbound Brewers Way, between Frederick Miller Way / Parkway Drive (to the west) and Selig Drive (to the east), at 1 Brewers Way, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53214.

NOTE: It is impossible to miss Miller Park!

Milwaukee Brewers Baseball: Bob Uecker

Wikipedia: Bob Uecker 

Click here for a list of all markers / memorials at Miller Park, Home of the Milwaukee Brewers. 

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