Sometimes I wonder if most Brewers fans know how lucky they truly are. Sure, the team has never won a World Series and it was 26 years between playoff appearances. Admittedly that stuff sucks, but at the same time we've got Bob Uecker and you don't. Bob Uecker is one of the best announcers in all of baseball and probably one of the coolest guys in all the world. He's like the cool grandpa who buys you beer, plays beer pong with you and your friends, then proceeds to wipe the floor with everyone (If only that stereotype existed.)

We love Bob here and would love nothing more than to slam some Jack Daniels with him in the announcers booth. Now, here's 10 reasons why he is not only awesome but better than every other announcer in baseball.

10. Bob had a woman follow him to the point that charges were filed (later dropped) and a restraining order was placed against her banning her from contacting Bob or going to any Brewers games. Somehow I don't see anyone doing that to Ken Harrelson.

9. Bob Uecker made Johnny Carson laugh. Marty Brennaman made Adam Dunn cry. Advantage: Uecker.

8. Bob was once named Minor League Player of the Year. Unfortunately, he had been in the majors for two years at the time.

7. Bob Uecker once hosted Saturday Night Live. I've never seen it, but he couldn't have been worse than Paris Hilton.

6. Bob Uecker did better Miller Lite commercials in the 80s than anything they've done since.

5. When the Brewers stayed in the same hotel as a furry convention, Bob Uecker didn't freak out like Jon Miller might have. He made one of the dogs his bitch*.

4. Is quite the singer.

3. Bob Uecker was at Wrestlemania IV and got choked by Andre the Giant. Pat Hughes watched it on PPV.

2. Two words: Major League. Does your announcer even have a SAG card?

1. Forget your announcer, Bob Uecker looks better with his shirt off than your cleanup hitter.

So, I hope that settles that. Now if you'll excuse me I have to go sketch Bob Uecker as a superhero billy goat embracing a smaller, manga version of myself.

*Making his bitch may be construed as "took a picture with".

Vince Morales is the guy who runs this site. He likes the Milwaukee Brewers, pro wrestling and beer. If he offended you he is very, very sorry.

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5 comments on “Ten Reasons Bob Uecker is better than whoever your announcer is

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  2. Anonymous on said:

    After living in Milwaukee I’ll give you that Mr. Baseball is in a league of his own. However, as a Twins fan I would be remiss if I let it slide that our own voice of baseball John Gordon played Wally Holland in “Little Big League.”

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  4. Anonymous on said:

    Bob is great but any true baseball fan knows Ernie Harwell of the tigers is right up there with him

  5. Stephen M. Wolterstorff on said:

    Still looking for a copy of his SNL appearance? I’ve found it on the internets. It’s not bad.

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