Bob Uecker Net Worth
Bob Uecker net worth: Bob Uecker is a retired American Major League Baseball player, sportscaster, comedian and actor who has a net worth of $5 million. Uecker was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and grew up watching the minor-league Milwaukee Brewers at Borchert Field. As he grew older and became an impressive athlete, he signed a professional contract with the Milwaukee Braves and made his Major League debut was on April 13, 1962. During the course of his career, he played catcher for three different teams, the Braves (both Milwaukee and Atlanta), the Cardinals, and the Phillies. He was a below-average hitter, but was generally a sound defensive player who committed very few errors during his Major League career as a catcher. His final Major League game was in 1967 for the Atlanta Braves. In 1971, after retiring as a player, he returned to his hometown and began working as a radio broadcaster; he still holds this position today. Uecker's sports knowledge extends beyond baseball and he has hosted two syndicated television shows throughout his career, Bob Uecker's Wacky World and Sports and Bob Uecker's War of the Stars. He has also appeared in a series of commercials throughout his career and has made appearances in television shows like Mr. Belvedere, Who's the Boss, D.C. Follies, and LateLine. He has received several awards throughout his career, including being inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame. He is known for his self-depricating sense of humor and Johnny Carson gave him the nickname "Mr. Baseball" that stuck, as he is still known for that name today. He was married to his wife, Judy for twenty-five years and the couple had four children, but sadly, in 2012, the couple divorced.