MILWAUKEE When Milwaukee fans think of Brewers baseball, one of the first names that comes to mind is that of legendary announcer Bob Uecker.
So it's no surprise the team announced Wednesday that Uecker will join two baseball Hall of Famers and a former team owner who is now the commissioner of baseball with a statue representing him outside of Miller Park.
On Aug. 31, Uecker's statue cast in bronze and measuring over 7 feet will go alongside those of Hank Aaron, Robin Yount and Bud Selig.
Uecker, 77, has been the radio voice of the Brewers since 1971 and played for the Milwaukee Braves from 1962-63. His self-deprecating humor and comedic timing has endeared him to generations of Brewers fans and to national audiences during his decades as an actor in both film and television.
"The joy that Bob has brought to us over the years is priceless, and with 2012 being the 50th Anniversary of his first Major League game, there's no better time than now to celebrate h...