Bob Uecker Doesn’t Really Care, Turns Out

Concerned and likely muscular reader Bryan, recognizing that the celebration of Bob Uecker is a cause worth dying and (maybe even more importantly) killing for, has alerted the editors of NotGraphs to some Audio from the Past that will help the advancement of said cause.

The Greek philosopher Epicurus (341 BCE – 270 BCE) teaches us that “If you live according to nature, you will never be poor; if you living according to opinion, you will never be rich.”

In the clip below — from WTMJ Radio’s August 10th, 2011, broadcast of the Brewers and Cardinals at Busch Stadium — Bob Uecker says the same thing, just with different words (all of them to the great pleasure of then-radio partner Cory Provus).

To wit:

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Del B. Vista
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Del B. Vista

I would post something, but I really don’t care.

2011 Champs
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2011 Champs

Must suck not calling a World Series winner for Eucker.

Brewers Win
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Brewers Win

Must suck not being able to spell a name that appears four times on the page.

MisterRok
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MisterRok

Looks like you win.

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CurtisStarkeyFan4Life

Shouldn’t this be on fan graphs?

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