Biography

Bob Uecker's first career was professional baseball. He played six

seasons in the majors (1962-1967), playing catcher for three different

National League teams: Braves (Milwaukee, WI, and Atlanta, GA),

Cardinals (St. Louis, MO), and Phillies (Philadelphia, PA). His batting,

never stellar, declined steadily over his career: he finished with a

.200 lifetime average. He wrote a humorous autobiography entitled

"Catcher in the Wry". He appeared in a popular series of Lite beer

commercials before landing his first movie role.

Bob Uecker's first career was professional baseball. He played six

seasons in the majors (1962-1967), playing catcher for three different

National League teams: Braves (Milwaukee, WI, and Atlanta, GA),

Cardinals (St. Louis, MO), and Phillies (Philadelphia, PA). His batting,

never stellar, declined steadily over his career: he finished with a

.200 lifetime average. He wrote a humorous autobiography entitled

"Catcher in the Wry". He appeared in a popular series of Lite beer

commercials before landing his first movie role.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 15

Birthday 1935-01-26

Place of Birth Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

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