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Anybody with ability can play in the big leagues. But to be able to trick people year in and year out the way I did, I think that was a much greater feat.
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Baseball hasn't forgotten me. I go to a lot of old-timers games and I haven't lost a thing. I sit in the bullpen and let people throw things at me. Just like old times.
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Before broadcasting for 50-some years, I did TV, played 10 years in the big leagues, won a world championship and played a big part in that, too, letting the Cardinals inject me with hepatitis. Takes a big man to do that.
- Bob Uecker Quote (Yahoo Sports, May 2008)

I didn't get a lot of awards as a player. But they did have a Bob Uecker Day Off for me once in Philly.
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I had slumps that lasted into the winter.
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I just grew the hair on my back. Facial hair just wasn't appealing to me. I liked it on my back, though.
- Bob Uecker Quote (Yahoo Sports, May 2008)

I knew when my career was over. In 1965 my baseball card came out with no picture.
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I set records that will never be equaled. In fact, I hope 90% of them don't even get printed.
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If a guy hits .300 every year, what does he have to look forward to? I always tried to stay around .190, with three or four RBI. And I tried to get them all in September. That way I always had something to talk about during the winter.
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In 1962 I was named Minor League Player of the Year. It was my second season in the bigs.
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Let's face it. Umpiring is not an easy or happy way to make a living. In the abuse they suffer, and the pay they get for it, you see an imbalance that can only be explained by their need to stay close to a game they can't resist.
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Sporting goods companies pay me not to endorse their products.
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Sure, women sportswriters look when they're in the clubhouse. Read their stories. How else do you explain a capital letter in the middle of a word?
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The way to catch a knuckleball is to wait until it stops rolling and then pick it up.
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When I came up to bat with three men on and two outs in the ninth, I looked in the other team's dugout and they were already in street clothes.
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When I looked at the third base coach, he turned his back on me.
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Category: Sports Quotes
Occupation: Athlete
Date of Birth: January 26, 1935
Nationality: American





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