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Friday, May 20, 2016

On The Road Friday ~ Miller Park, Milwaukee Brewer Baseball

 It is Friday!
Time to take a trip. Today we are heading to Miller Park.
Our family headed to Southern Wisconsin for our spring break.
One of our stops was Miller Park.
This was our first time visiting Miller Park. It was fun for this mad about baseball family.
My aunt Sharon treated us to the game and a tailgating party before the game. 
It was so much fun to tailgate. 
I will give tailgating tips and other tips to heading to a baseball game in a upcoming post.
 The highlight for me besides the game was seeing all the statues.

Today, I will share Bob Uecker. 
Bob still calls the Brewer games.
 This is me holding the sign we brought into the game with us.

Hello Uecker
from 
Eau Claire Express Fans.

Bob played baseball in  Eau Claire for the Bears in 1956-1957.

The Eau Claire Express are part of the Northwoods League. It is a College Development League. The games are fun to watch and we enjoy heading to Eau Claire to watch some ball.
Bob shares his stories about playing for Eau Claire on the air when he calls the games.


 And there he is! In the Press Box!
He has the white hair! Did you know Bob is 82 years old and still calling the game?




We listen to several of the games all season long. Bob's voice and the way he calls the games is what makes baseball extra fun for me. Out of everything at the ballgame, I was most excited about seeing Bob, in the press box.


Thank you for coming along today!
 

12 comments:

  1. What a fun trip Carla! I bet it was exciting seeing Bob - pretty amazing he's still calling the games and I bet loving every minute! I think you should share this with him or the league, very sweet tribute!

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  2. That IS exciting!! How fun and thanks for sharing your trip and photos!

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  3. I've heard of this tailgating, but never participated before. Sounds like you had a fun time at Miller Park. The statues are very interesting.

    ~Sheri

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    1. John is a big fan of his too! Glad you guys had such fun!

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  4. I've never been to Miller Park, driven past it.......... Glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for thinking of me (the card). Hoping you have a great weekend!

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      Before the Twins I WAS a Milwaukee fan MATHEWS,ARRON, SPAHN ETC. Considering this years start for the Twins I may switch back....

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  5. I love Bob Uecker! I am not a huge baseball fan, but he has done several things outside the world of baseball and he is on talk radio shows a lot. I like to listen to his stories and his voice. He is actually a funny guy!! Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Enjoyed your post.
    Great to see you in the photo too!

    Happy Weekend Wishes

    All the best Jan

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  7. How exciting, such a fun trip to take on Friday! Great picture of you too :) Have a wonderful week!

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  8. What an exciting trip! And what a treat to be able to see Bob's statue, and then the man himself!

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  9. What a fun trip! I'd love to watch a real baseball match live...

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High Fives from Wisconsin!

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