Photo Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
Bart's Wild Card Standings Update for the Milwaukee Brewers takes and interesting turn, and you can't blame him for his mind wandering a bit north instead...
LISTEN: WILD CARD STANDINGS UPDATE...
photo credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports
I've been doing a Wild Card Standings Update podcast every day since mid-May. If you don't believe me, I'm not sure what to tell you. I've been doing them every day! Really, I have!
The Brewers had the day off on Monday, which gave other teams in the National League the chance to move ahead of them in the Wild Card Standings? How much ground did the Brewers lose on Monday? Find out in today's Wild Card Standings...
Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
A split series for the Brewers in Philadelphia, but how does it affect their standings in the Wild Card Race? Click below for the 90 second update, which includes a cameo from our insider Adam McCalvy!
Chuck is a lifelong fan of the state's sports teams and has lived and worked in Wisconsin all of his life. Chuck started covering the Milwaukee sports scene when he was 14 and became the youngest network correspondent in the country with coverage for NBC, UPI and AP Radio while still in high school.
In 1994, he became the first to host a show on a Milwaukee sports radio station. Has worked as the Sports Director at KFIZ/1530 ESPN radio in Fond du Lac and 107.5 "The Fan" in Green Bay, where he was the play by play voice of UW Green Bay Basketball.
Favorite drink: Chocolate Martini
What word best describes you? Loyal, because when I’m "all in," I’m "all in!"
Who would play you in a movie about your life? Jeff Bridges
What’s on your iPod? All 80's Music
Describe a perfect day off for you: A 2:30 Tee time, going out for a great Mexican dinner and then out for a few beers.
If you weren’t in radio, what job would you have? School Athletic Director
List a recent notable accomplishment: "Chuck and Wickett" morning show winning a Wisconsin Broadcasters Association award for best show.
A Fond du Lac, Wisconsin native, Bart Winkler is a graduate of UW–La Crosse, beginning his career as a reporter for WKBT-TV. After three years he moved back to his hometown and joined WFON-FM where he helmed the morning show for four years. Bart joined The FAN’s Chuck & Wickett as producer in August of 2015.
Bart currently resides in Shorewood with his wife Nikol. The first of four brothers all with the same initials; BGW, Bart bleeds Green & Gold. A Packers shareholder, he’s got a piece of old Lambeau Field turf in his freezer and sleeps in Packer sweatpants under a Packers blanket! Did we mention he got married at Lambeau Field?
Hometown: Fond du Lac, WI
Favorite drink: Captain Morgan and Diet Dr. Pepper or any of the 2000 flavors of Mountain Dew.
What 3 words describe you best? Loyal, passionate & funny – what I can say, I’m hilarious!
What’s on your iPod? New alt rock, 80s one-hit wonders, classic 90s pop to early 2000s Country and then to Neil Diamond… all in a span of 20 minutes.
Describe a perfect day off: Hanging with the high school buddies at a Brewers game or the casino… most likely a blackjack table.
If you weren’t in radio, what job would you have? Game show host or SNL cast member. A realistic adult job would be to be a city planner.
List a recent notable accomplishment: Voted the Best Radio Announcer in 2015 by the Fond du Lac paper.