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7 famous Milwaukee movies you can stream for 414 Day

Published April 14, 2020

While we're all stuck inside, there is still a way to explore and pay tribute to our great city: the movies. Here are seven movies you can stream where Milwaukee wasn't the star, but it was in our hearts.

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17 things you might not know about Bob Uecker

Published Oct. 1, 2018

Thanks to the Brewers playoff run, Milwaukee's own Bob Uecker, whose celebrity builds every year, is now being introduced to new generations. So here are some facts about the man we call Mr. Baseball.

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Five home-run baseball movies

Published April 2, 2018

It's Opening Day for the Milwaukee Brewers, but the excitement doesn't have to be limited to Miller Park. Here are five terrific baseball movies that are definitely worth calling out of the bullpen and pitching on your screen today.

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Petition aims to have Bob Uecker replace Joe Buck in World Series booth

Published Oct. 24, 2016

A petition has been created to have Brewers broadcaster Bob Uecker replace FOX's Joe Buck for the matchup between the long-suffering Cleveland Indians and the even longer-suffering Chicago Cubs. More than 15,000 baseball fans had signed it on Change.org, as of Monday morning.

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25 years later, Corbin Bernsen reflects on "Major League"

Published April 8, 2014

It's hard to believe that the classic baseball comedy, "Major League," is 25 years old. Filmed largely in Milwaukee, everyone here of a "certain age" seems to have a story to tell about the making of the movie.

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Uecker to be honored with statue

Published March 21, 2012

The Milwaukee Brewers announced that Bob Uecker will be honored on Aug. 31 with a statue outside of Miller Park.

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So, what famous movie game would YOU attend?

Published Sept. 15, 2009

The debate about the best and worst sports movies of all time is a perpetual argument without any satisfactory resolution. But, here is another idea. If you could attend one sporting event from the movies, what would it be? Would it be a fight from "Rocky" or a game from "Bull Durham"? Would it be the classic scene from "Pride of the Yankees" or the title game from "Hoosiers" or something else?

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"Major League" comes to Miller Park

Published June 3, 2009

Buy me some popcorn and Cracker Jack. Because Miller Park is becoming a drive-in. No, the Brewers haven't thrown in the towel on baseball, but they are turning Miller Park parking lots into a drive-in movie theater on June 5-6 and Aug. 7-8.

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Bleacher Report: Milwaukee, a top "underdog town"

Published June 1, 2009

You don't have to convince me that Milwaukee is a major league city, especially when it comes to sports. Today, the staff at bleacherreport.com takes note and calls Milwaukee a "Top Five Major League Underdog Town."

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Video of the Day: A different take on "Major League"

Published Sept. 30, 2008

With the Brewers in the playoffs, many Milwaukeeans are thinking about the movie "Major League." Here is a clip guaranteed to provide a unique perspective on the movie, which was filmed at County Stadium.

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The boys of winter

Published April 10, 2007

Stymied by snow on what was supposed to be their season-opening homestand, the Cleveland Indians will take up residence at Miller Park this week for a series against the Los Angeles Angels.

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Corner kicks and oil slicks

Published Jan. 26, 2007

Soccer and NASCAR might not seem like compatible sports, but OMC sports columnist Dave Begel thinks that both have problems grabbing the public's attention in a crowded entertainment marketplace.

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As Hall beckons, Uecker recalls career outside baseball

Published July 23, 2003

In Milwaukee, we know soon-to-be Hall of Fame accouncer Bob Uecker as the voice of the Brewers. Outside Wisconsin, Mr. Baseball is known for a lot more. We caught up with Uecke to reflect on his diverse career.