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Bob Uecker
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Catcher
Born: January 26, 1934 (1934-01-26) (age 87)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Batted: Right Threw: Right
debut
April 13, 1962, for the Milwaukee Braves
Last appearance
September 29, 1967, for the Atlanta Braves
MLB statistics
Batting average .200
Home runs 14
Runs batted in 74
Teams
As player
As broadcaster
Career highlights and awards

Robert George "Bob" Uecker ( EWK-ər; born January 26, 1934) is a retired American Major League Baseball player, later a sportscaster, comedian and actor. Uecker is also known as "Mr. Baseball". Since 1971, Uecker has served as a play-by-play announcer for Milwaukee Brewers radio broadcasts.

Uecker is a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a 2003 recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award for his broadcasting career.

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