1967 Bob Uecker of the Atlanta Braves hits a grand slam for the only time in his career. It comes in the 3rd inning off Ron Herbel of the San Francisco Giants in a 9 – 2 Braves win at Candlestick Park.
Happy 84th birthday to Milwaukee’s own “Mr. Baseball,” Bob Uecker. No words can adequately describe this Brewers icon. He spent parts of six seasons in MLB with the Braves, Phillies and Cardinals. Here is hoping he has a GREAT day!
Happy birthday to Milwaukee’s “Mr. Baseball, ” Bob Uecker! Bob was born on Friday, January 26, 1934, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was 28 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 13, 1962, with the Milwaukee Braves. And he continues to be one of the most entertaining baseball announcers in his job with the Milwaukee Brewers.