The sportscaster Jack Buck died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Former sportscaster and longtime baseball announcer for the St. Louis Cardinals.
He had several children and was married twice.
Jack Buck, whose nearly 50 years as the voice of the St. Louis Cardinals’ games positioned him to describe the baseball exploits of Stan Musial and Mark McGwire, and to call games with his son, died Tuesday in St. … Buck underwent lung cancer surgery Dec.
It’s such a beautiful sport, with no politics involved, no color, no class. Only as a youngster can you play and as a pro can you win. The game has kept me young, involved and excited and for me to be up here with gems of baseball.
You can’t get a job without experience and you can’t get experience until you have a job. Once you solve that problem you are home free.
The biggest kick I get is to communicate with those who are exiled from the game – in hospitals, homes, prisons – those who have seldom seen a game, who can’t travel to a game, those who are blind.
I think back to some of the things Harry said and some of the things I said trying to be funny. If I said them now, it would be on the front page of every newspaper in the country.