Uecker returns to the Brewers radio booth

Just three months after heart surgery,the Milwaukee Brewers Hall of Fame radio broadcaster Bob Uecker will be back behind the microphone this Friday when the Washington Nationals visit Miller Park. In his 40th season broadcasting Brewers games, the 75-year-old Uecker underwent surgery April 30 to replace his aortic valve, aortic root and part of his ascending aorta. Uecker, who displayed his customary humor during a guest appearance on the air June 24 in the second inning of the Brewers’ game against the Minnesota Twins, will hold a news conference prior to Friday’s game. I’m sure many listeners share my sentiment when I say that it will be great to hear those famous words, “Play Ball!”

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Milwaukee Brewers on a Roll?

With a 1-and-1 against the Los Angeles Dodgers this past Wednesday and Thursday, coupled with their 3-to-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in the opener of a three-game series at Chase Field, it appears that the Milwaukee Brewers may be on a roll?  But what direction are they rolling — that is the question… Yovani Gallardo continued his strikeout tear with 10 in five innings, Rickie Weeks and Jim Edmonds homered, and Ryan Braun scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch in the fifth inning.  The Brewers got the lead back in the fifth, and Rickie Weeks led off with a single, but was forced out at second on a fielder’s choice from Joe Inglett. Braun then […]

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Milwaukee Brewers Home Opener

Monday, April 05, 2010 marks the home opener for the Milwaukee Brewers! Here in Milwaukee the sounds and smells of spring have been in the air for a couple of weeks now, and along with that for many Brewers fans are the eager anticipations of the upcoming MLB baseball season and the Milwaukee Brewers. For me those sounds will revitalize the somber emotions that were felt during this past winter, when in my travels during the off-season Miller Park’s cold, lifeless silhouette only offered memories of the thousands of Brewers fans cheering, the children laughing, and the endless aromas of food grilling in the parking lot…  But the wait is soon to be a part of history too […]

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