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Published On: January 16th, 2023

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – The Eau Claire Express announce Bob Uecker as the Kwik Trip Round Trip Membership bobblehead for the 2023 season. 

Widely known for his radio broadcasting career with the Milwaukee Brewers, Uecker got his start in baseball in Eau Claire. Uecker signed with the Milwaukee Braves in 1956 and played two seasons with the Eau Claire Bears, their Class C affiliate, in 1956 and 1957. Uecker eventually went on to play as a catcher in the majors for several teams including the Milwaukee Braves. His career in baseball has led to numerous awards, being given the name “Mr. Baseball,” and his very own “Bob Uecker Day” on September 25th.

To get your own Bob Uecker bobblehead, purchase a Kwik Trip Membership by calling our office at 715-839-7788 or emailing Ben at For booking your 2023 group outing, give the Express front office a call, and they’ll get you on the schedule today!


The Eau Claire Express is a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Now in its’ 30th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires, and front office staff, 300 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (NYM), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and 2019/2021 Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and 2021 All-Star, MLB Gold Glove winner and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TEX). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. League games are viewable live at and on ESPN+. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Express as your favorite team.