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BOB UECKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

WATCH: Tim Kurkjian receives advice from Bob Uecker on sausage race

ESPN’s senior reporter Tim Kurkjian participated in the sausage race at Miller Park, which took place during the game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Washington Nationals. Everyone had fun with it, but the best part was Kurkjian’s interview with the legendary Bob Uecker. In typical Uecker-fashion, he gave Kurkjian some advice.   Kurkjian had just rounded home plate by...
Via Reading Between The Seams
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob Uecker hints that a 'Major League 4' may be in the works

Uecker on possibility of Major League 4: "They're talking about it. Have asked me if I'd be in for it. I told them I would."— Tom (@Haudricourt) January 30, 2014Could a fourth movie in the Major League franchise be in the works?According to Bob Uecker, who spoke with Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Thursday, he says "they're talking...
Via Bush League Chronicle
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers broadcaster will cut back on road games

Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Uecker says that after more than four decades of calling games for the Milwaukee Brewers, he plans to reduce his road game travel this season. Uecker said Thursday on WTMJ radio (http://bit.ly/1kdEK30 ) that he still plans to do all home games at Miller Park. The 80-year-old Uecker has been doing Brewers broadcasts since 1971. Uecker says that after...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob Uecker to get second statue in Milwaukee

It's not uncommon for a team to honor one of their fan favorites with a statue. But...two? Yup, that's what the Milwaukee Brewers are planning on doing...honoring their longtime broadcaster Bob Uecker with a second statue at Miller Park.  But while the first one stands outside the homeplate plaza, this one will sit in the last row of the upper deck...a nod to his iconic...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' new Uecker statue to go in front ... no, last row

No, Bob Uecker's statue at Miller Park isn't going in the front row. But the Milwaukee Brewers are unveiling a monument to one of their most iconic personalities in a unique spot on April 25. Playing off the 1980s Miller Lite commercial, Uecker's statue at Miller Park will sit in the very last row of section 422 in the terrace level. The Brewers will leave an empty seat...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers bob uecker drops F Bomb

MILWAUKEE’S BREWER’S OWN BOB UECKER stories: as told on the Howard Stern show. Mr. Belvedere... Back before reality shows and cable this was awesome TV. Holy **** how times have changed. What was Uecker doing on this show? Here are some vintage stories as told by Norm MacDonald (big fan) and Artie Lang (not so much) on the Howard Stern show (not at all). Thanks Bootencourt for...
Via Losers Bracket
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Block already loves working with Uecker

Joe Block has paid some serious dues on the way to landing his first full-time major league play-by-play gig with the Milwaukee Brewers, who hired him Dec. 23 to succeed Cory Provus after Provus took the same job with the Minnesota Twins. Over the past eight seasons, the 33-year-old Block was the voice of the Jacksonville Suns, Great Falls White Sox and Billings Mustangs. That led...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 04, 2012  |  Discuss
JUUUST A BIT OUTSIDE

Brewers to honor Uecker with statue

The Milwaukee Brewers will honor Hall of Fame broadcaster and actor Bob Uecker with a statue located in Home Plate Plaza alongside the statues of Hank Aaron, Bud Selig and Robin Yount.

Via The Sports Bank
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Uecker the fourth to get Miller Park statue

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 21, 2012  |  Discuss
GOT BEEF?

Bob Uecker a meat Hall of Famer?

Bob Uecker is an accomplished announcer, actor, and ballplayer, but did you know he's also in the Meat Hall of Fame??

Via Hall of Very Good
November 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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