publication date: Saturday, June 18, 2016 (part of Summer 2016)

category: Sports

clue: This Milwaukeean is synonymous with his sport, despite forays into sitcoms and beer commercials that brought him national fame.

explanation: Uecker, nicknamed "Mr. Baseball," was a baseball player and announcer in Milwaukee. He was also known for starring in Mr. Belvedere and Miller Lite commercials. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, and Richard Slominsky


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