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GALLERY: Bob Uecker, longtime WTMJ Brewers voice, celebrates 83rd birthday

Posted at 7:38 AM, Jan 26, 2017

For more than half his life, Bob Uecker has come on your radio through the airwaves of WTMJ to bring you the excitement, fun of Milwaukee Brewers baseball, along with a bunch of laughs along the way.

Thursday, the Milwaukee native, former Milwaukee Braves catcher and 44-year WTMJ Brewers radio voice turns 83-years-old!

No one has ever turned a .200 batting average into a beloved sports and entertainment career like our own Mr. Baseball.

Scroll through our photo gallery above, where we share pics of him through the years and reveal evidence that he even shows off some Michael Jordan-like qualities in photos.

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