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Robert George Uecker, better known by his nickname Mr. Baseball, was born on the 26th January 1934, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, snd is probably best known for being a former professional baseball player in the position of catcher for several Major League Baseball (MLB) teams. His playing career was active from 1962 to 1967. He is also recognized for being an actor, comedian and television personality. In that field, he has been active since 1971.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Bob Uecker is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Bob’s net worth is over $5 million, an amount which has been accumulated not only through his career as a professional MLB player, but also through his involvement in the entertainment industry.
Bob Uecker Net Worth $5 Million
Bob Uecker spent his childhood in his hometown. Other information about his early life and education is unknown in the media.
Speaking about his career, Bob became interested in baseball as a child, while he watched the Minor League team the Milwaukee Brewers at Borchert Field, which encouraged him to begin playing. He turned professional in 1956, when he signed a contract with the Milwaukee Braves, however, he didn’t make his debut in the Major League Baseball (MLB) with the team until 1962. Bob stayed with the Braves until 1963 when his contract expired, and by the time he left, he showed what a great talent he was, as he had a .200 batting average, so his net worth began to increase as well as his popularity. His professional playing career was active until 1967, as after the Braves, he played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1964-1965), Philadelphia Phillies (1966-1967), and Atlanta Braves (1967), finishing it with a fielding percentage of .981.
Nevertheless, Bob stayed in the sports industry, this time as a broadcaster, starting to work for the Milwaukee Brewers’ on radio in 1971. Besides that, he also worked on television as a host of several TV shows, including his own “Bob Uecker’s War Of The Stars”, and “Bob Uecker’s Wacky World Of Sports”, both of which added a considerable amount to his net worth. In addition to these, he also starred in several advertising commercials for the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League during the 1990s, and has many times appeared as a guest in such TV shows as “Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show”.
To speak further about Bob’s career, he is also recognized as an actor, who landed roles in a number of film and TV titles, including the role of Harry Doyle in the Major League film series portraying George Owens in “Mr. Belvedere” (1985-1990), and as a sportscaster in the film “Fatal Instinct” (1993), all of which contributed to his net worth.
Thanks to his accomplishments, Bob has been named five times for Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, and he was also inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2001, and into the Celebrity Wing of the WWE Hall of Fame in 2010.
If to talk about his personal life, Bob Uecker was married to Judy Uecker from 1956 to 2001, except for an interesting hiatus in 1975-76. He is the father of four children. In recent years heart problems have restricted his career.
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Robert George Uecker information
|Birth date:||January 26, 1934|
|Birth place:||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.|
|Spouse:||Judy Uecker (m. 1976–2001), Joyce Uecker (m. 1956–1975)|
|Children:||Steve Uecker, Leann Uecker, Bob Uecker Jr., Sue Ann Uecker|
|Parents:||Mary Schultz, August Uecker|
|Books:||Catcher in the wry, Catcher in Wry Can|
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|The Engagement Ring||announced||Dean Blunt|
|Major League: Back to the Minors||1998||Harry Doyle|
|Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco||1996||Trixie Uecker (voice)|
|Major League II||1994||Harry Doyle|
|Mr. Belvedere||1985-1990||TV Series||George Owens|
|Major League||1989||Harry Doyle|
|Who's the Boss?||1986||TV Series||Bob Uecker|
|Tall Tales & Legends||1986||TV Series||Joe|
|Mr. Belvedere||1985-1988||TV Series performer - 6 episodes|
|The Selig Experience||2015||Documentary short||Himself|
|WWE Smackdown!||2014||TV Series||Himself|
|Mr. Baseball, Bob Uecker||2014||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|Adam Richman's Fandemonium||2013||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel||2011||TV Series||Himself - Announcer, Milwaukee Brewers (segment "Bob Uecker")|
|Prime 9||2010-2011||TV Series||Himself|
|WrestleMania XXVI||2010||TV Special||Himself|
|WWE Hall of Fame 2010||2010||TV Special||Himself|
|Mr. Belvedere: The Owens Family Remembers||2009||Video documentary short||Himself|
|Pioneers of Television||2008||TV Mini-Series documentary||Himself|
|The States||2007||TV Series documentary||Himself (Wisconsin)|
|ESPN 25: Who's #1?||2006||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|7th Inning Stretch||2006||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||1995-2006||TV Series||Himself|
|2002 MLB All-Star Game||2002||TV Special||Himself - Ceremonial 1st Pitch|
|ESPN SportsCentury||2002||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|1997 World Series||1997||Video documentary||Himself - Color Commentator|
|1997 National League Championship Series||1997||TV Series||Himself - Color Commentator|
|1996 American League Championship Series||1996||TV Mini-Series||Himself - Color Commentator|
|1996 MLB All-Star Game||1996||TV Special||Himself|
|1995 American League Championship Series||1995||TV Series||Himself - Color Commentator|
|Late Show with David Letterman||1994-1995||TV Series||Himself|
|1994 MLB All-Star Game||1994||TV Special||Himself - Color Commentator|
|The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson||1970-1991||TV Series||Himself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Pro Baseball Announcer / ...|
|WrestleMania IV||1988||TV Special||Himself|
|D.C. Follies||1987||TV Series||Himself|
|WrestleMania III||1987||TV Special||Himself|
|WWF Prime-Time Wrestling||1987||TV Series||Himself|
|Baseball Funny Side Up||1987||Video||Himself|
|War of the Stars||1987||TV Series 1987|
|The New Hollywood Squares||1986||TV Series||Himself - Panelist|
|Greatest Sports Legends||1985||TV Series||Himself|
|O.C. and Stiggs||1985||Himself|
|Wacky World of Sports||1985||TV Series documentary||Himself - Host|
|Saturday Night Live||1984||TV Series||Himself - Host / Various|
|Late Night with David Letterman||1982||TV Series||Himself|
|1982 MLB All-Star Game||1982||TV Special||Himself - Field Reporter|
|1981 World Series||1981||TV Mini-Series||Himself - Field Reporter / Pregame Analyst / Trophy Presentation|
|The Midnight Special||1981||TV Series||Himself - Host|
|1980 MLB All-Star Game||1980||TV Special||Himself - Field Reporter|
|1979 World Series Video: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Baltimore Orioles||1979||Video||Himself - Field Reporter|
|1978 MLB All-Star Game||1978||TV Special||Himself - Field Reporter|
|Monday Night Baseball||1976||TV Series||Himself (1976-1982)|
|1976 American League Championship Series||1976||TV Mini-Series||Himself - Play-by-Play Announcer|
|1976 MLB All-Star Game||1976||TV Special||Himself - Color Commentator|
|The Mike Douglas Show||1971||TV Series||Himself - Pro Baseball Announcer|
|The David Frost Show||1970||TV Series||Himself|
|Mike & Mike||2014||TV Series||Himself - Milwaukee Brewers Broadcaster / Himself - Former Baseball Player|
|WWE Royal Rumble||2014||TV Special||Himself|
|WWE Hall of Fame 2013||2013||TV Special||Himself|
|Raw: The Beginning - The Best of Seasons 1 & 2||2010||Video||Himself|
|WrestleMania XXVI: The World Television Premiere||2010||TV Special||Himself|
|WWE Raw||2010||TV Series||Himself|
|WWE: Macho Madness - The Randy Savage Ultimate Collection||2009||Video||Himself|
|WWE: Twist of Fate - The Matt and Jeff Hardy Story||2008||Video||Himself|
|WWE WrestleMania: The Complete Anthology - Vol. 1||2005||Video||Himself|
|Biography||1999||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson||1992||TV Series||Himself|
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