“I miss Jack Buck”.
Still to this day, those words are the one’s I feel define my writing. An article I wrote for the now closed Baseball Digest site took that theme. It was in Spring Training and I realized the game just did not sound the same. That article, more than any other, has shown my heart and soul towards this game on every level.
Read my thoughts on Jack from last year here on i70 as well as my original work for Baseball Digest on Going 9 Baseball’s site. The original work, both the I Miss Jack Buck article and an interview with Christine Buck can be read by clicking the respective links.
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the day heaven gained a legendary announcer and we all lost a golden voice. Last night, during my weekly Seamheads podcast, Gateway To Baseball Heaven, Daniel Shoptaw reminded me of the anniversary. I reminded everyone just what that anniversary was.
For many people around the world, they lost a lot of things when Jack Buck passed away. M...