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Letter "B" » Bob Uecker Quotes
«I knew when my career was over. In 1965 my baseball card came out with no picture.»
«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.»
«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.»
«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.»
Author: Bob Uecker
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«The highlight of my career? In '67 with St. Louis, I walked with the bases loaded to drive in the winning run in an inter-squad game in spring training.»
Author: Bob Uecker
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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.»
«The way to catch a knuckleball is to wait until it stops rolling and then pick it up.»
«I had slumps that lasted into the winter.»
«People don't know this but I helped the Cardinals win the pennant. I came down with hepatitis. The trainer injected me with it.»
«Sporting goods companies pay me not to endorse their products.»