Brewers honor Uecker with statue _ in the last row

Published on NewsOK Modified: April 25, 2014 at 3:57 pm •  Published: April 25, 2014
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — There's no mistaking what row Bob Uecker is in now — all the way in the back of the upper deck.

On Friday, the Brewers unveiled a new statue of the longtime radio broadcaster in the last row of the upper deck behind home plate at Miller Park. It's a nod to the popular 1980s Lite beer "All Stars" campaign that featured a cast of sports celebrities, including Uecker, who has served as the Brewers radio voice since 1971.

One of the classic ads features Uecker anticipating a move to front-row seats only to wind up in the upper reaches of the ballpark.

Fittingly, the statue's location features a view partially blocked by a steel beam. Fans can take photos next to the statue for a donation to charity.