Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Bob Uecker
Robert Uecker
Bob Uecker.
BornJanuary 26, 1935
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Play-by-play announcer for the Milwaukee Brewers. Starred in Major League (1989) and "Mr. Belvedere." Mediocre catcher for the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, and Philadelphia Phillies 1962-1967.

The repository contains four quotes from Bob Uecker.

Sports

I signed with the Milwaukee Braves for three thousand dollars. That bothered my dad at the time because he didnít have that kind of dough. But he eventually scraped it up.

Sports

I set some records that will never be equalled. In fact, I hope half of them donít even get printed.

Sports

If I played today Iíd be a million-dollar player. Is that scary or what?

Comebacks

During his Hall of Fame induction speech, which followed sportswriter Hal McCoy's emotional speech about how family, friends and Cincinnati players refused to let him quit despite losing most of his eyesight:

In deference to Hal McCoy, I was asked to quit many times.