BOB UECKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bob Uecker Remembers Borchert Field, Milwaukee Brewers of the 1940s and ‘50s ☆

It was sheer delight last evening to play the Brewers game from the MLB.TV app on my PlayStation and then use the WTMJ radio broadcast for the audio.  Getting to listen to Bob Uecker and Joe Block in a relatively well-synched fashion with the game video was fantastic.  What a feature. Late in the broadcast, Uecker began to talk about going to Brewers games at Borchert Field in...
Via Brewers Bar
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers release awesomely awkward 'Happy' music video

Bernie Brewer, Hank the Dog and the Racing Sausages are all prominently featured, of course. But video is a potential .gif goldmine with Brandon Kinztler doing the worm, Logan Schafer dancing on the catwalk of Miller Park’s roof and Bob Uecker playing a trumpet.
Via The Outside Corner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Let’s celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Major League with the best of Bob Uecker

It seems unfathomable, but today represents the 25th Anniversary of the theatrical release of Major League, one of the most iconic sports movies of all-time. Major League introduced us to some of the best characters in the history of sports movies, like Roger Dorn, Lou Brown, Pedro Cerrano, and of course Rick Vaughn.  It also introduced the losing culture of professional sports...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Uecker: ‘Major League IV’ Movie In The Works

Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn might soon return to the big screen. According to legendary broadcaster Bob Uecker, a Major League IV movie is in the works, although details about the film are limited. “I’ll be honest with you, they’re talking about it,” Uecker said, according to Milwaukee Brewers beat writer Adam McCalvy. “The storyline is all set, too. They’ve already...
Via NESN.com
January 30, 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
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
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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