After 50 years of handshakes with Bud Selig and Mark Attanasio, Bob Uecker finally signed a contract with the Brewers late last year. Here's why.
MLB's Adam McCalvy reports that Uecker stopped by the ballpark right around Thanksgiving to sign the deal, ending a streak of handshake agreements with Brewers owners Bud Selig and Mark Attanasio that stretched all the way back to 1971. Like so many things over the past year, you can pin it on the coronavirus.
Uecker had long received health benefits via the Screen Actors Guild, but they discontinued coverage at the end of 2020, so Uecker signed a contract with the Brewers in order to join their insurance plan.
It's almost time for baseball. And it's great to hear Ueck back in the booth.
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