Mayor Barrett declares 'Bob Uecker Day' in Milwaukee Saturday, Sept. 25
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Mayor Tom Barrett declared Saturday, Sept. 25 "Bob Uecker Day" in Milwaukee. This, as the Milwaukee Brewers will celebrate his 50th anniversary season as the voice of the team.
“Bob is a wonderful part of this city. For decades, his voice has been the sound of the baseball season here—a familiar, passionate, and humorous accompaniment to the game on the field,” Mayor Barrett said. “Bob brings a genuine delight in sharing America’s pastime with the world.”
By Mayoral proclamation, Saturday, September 25, 2021 will be “Bob Uecker Day” throughout Milwaukee.
The official declaration cites Uecker’s baseball playing career, his work in the entertainment industry, his recognitions and honors as a broadcaster, and his charitable work.