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Baseball Announcer Bob Uecker Will Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

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Bob Uecker

Congrats!

Veteran baseball announcer Bob Uecker, otherwise known as "Mr. Baseball", will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame this spring!

The color commentator will be honored on April 17 in Las Vegas during the NAB's National Convention.

Not only is Bob in his 42nd year announcing play-by-play action for the Milwaukee Brewers, but he was a catcher on the 1964 St. Louis Cardinals World Series Championship team!

Film fans will remember Bob from the Major League movies, in which he played an exaggerated version of himself as Cleveland Indians baseball announcer Harry Doyle, who easily delivered lines like:

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Robot To Throw First Pitch At Phillies Game

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Robot To Throw First Pitch At Phillies Game

Well, it’s begun. The robots are taking over.

RUN!!!

JK, but a one-armed, three-wheeled robot will throw the first pitch at tomorrow’s game, Phillies v. Brewers.

The robot pitch is part of the Science Day festivities at Citizens Bank Park.

Next step: A robot that can swim.

Wait… that’s already been invented. Boats!

[Image via AP Images.]

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