Quotes by Bob Uecker

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.
– Bob Uecker
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.
– Bob Uecker
Career highlights? I had two. I got an intentional walk from Sandy Koufax and I got out of a rundown against the Mets.
– Bob Uecker
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.
– Bob Uecker
I had slumps that lasted into the winter.
– Bob Uecker
I hit a grand slam off Ron Herbel and when his manager Herman Franks came out to get him, he was bringing Herbel's suitcase.
– Bob Uecker
I knew when my career was over. In 1965 my baseball card came out with no picture.
– Bob Uecker
I led the league in Go get 'em next time.
– Bob Uecker
I set records that will never be equaled. In fact, I hope 90% of them don't even get printed.
– Bob Uecker
I signed with the Milwaukee Braves for three-thousand dollars. That bothered my dad at the time because he didn't have that kind of dough. But he eventually scraped it up.
– Bob Uecker
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.
– Bob Uecker
In 1962 I was named Minor League Player of the Year. It was my second season in the bigs.
– Bob Uecker
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.
– Bob Uecker
One time, I got pulled over at four a.m. I was fined seventy-five dollars for being intoxicated and four-hundred for being with the Phillies.
– Bob Uecker
People don't know this but I helped the Cardinals win the pennant. I came down with hepatitis. The trainer injected me with it.
– Bob Uecker
Sporting goods companies pay me not to endorse their products.
– Bob Uecker
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?
– Bob Uecker
The highlight of my career? In '67 with St. Louis, I walked with the bases loaded to drive in the winning run in an intersquad game in spring training.
– Bob Uecker
The way to catch a knuckleball is to wait until it stops rolling and then pick it up.
– Bob Uecker
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.
– Bob Uecker