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How Jack Buck Saved America

When terrorists struck America of September 11th, 2001, the whole nation was sent in a shock. It was surreal, it was as though life had stopped. America froze, but for brief moment of grief. For the first time since the JFK assassination, the nation was held in disbelief. Businesses were closed, people were seeking refuge in anything they could. It was so sudden and shocking that...
Via Sports Mockery
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Buck’s 9-11 Poem

Jack Buck’s 9-11 Poem
Via Hugging Harold Reynolds
19 days ago  |  Discuss

After An Incredible Run, Let’s Applaud Auburn And Our Conference

Despite the (Twitter) jokes we may have made in Auburn's direction after ending the SEC's BCS National Championship run, really we're going to quote Jack Buck, when we say: "Excuse us while we stand up applaud". Auburn was a 10.5 point underdog with Vegas. No-one - apart from those bleeding blue and orange (and some members of the media) who believed in Destiny...
Via SEC Football Blog
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jack Buck & Harry Caray Recap The 1964 Season

The offseason. It's the time of the year where we can fully mine the internet for hidden gems. And today, I think we've uncovered a good one. We can't confirm where this audio broadcast aired (KMOX?), but we do know that it's a radio special that Mr. Jack Buck and Mr. Harry Caray did where they recapped the 1964 Cardinals season, one in which they beat the...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Fox Sports Sportscaster Joe Buck Dates NFL Network Reporter Michelle Beisner (Photos)

Joe Buck is Fox’s top NFL and MLB play-by-play announcer, the son of legendary sportscaster Jack Buck and a proud recipient of multiple Sports Emmy Awards. Aside from some controversies, including Randy Moss’ mooning incident, his name is not in headlines a whole lot. That has changed. Buck is dating NFL Network host and reporter Michelle Beisner. Prior to landing her NFL...
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Manny Ramirez Home Run Called ‘Long Gone, Just Like the Ex-Girlfriend Who Will Never Return’ (Video)

Baseball broadcasters have long been adored for their skill in delivering memorable home run calls. Even for the casual viewer, calls like Jack Buck‘s “I don’t believe what I just saw” in the 1988 World Series and Russ Hodges‘ “The Giants win the pennant, the Giants win the pennant!” in 1951 have lived on, and they’re hard to top. With all due respect to those calls...
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Buck: Announcer tries his hand at calling hockey during St. Louis Blues loss

Fox Sports announcer and St. Louis native Joe Buck is the best in the business. The son of the late Jack Buck finds himself in the spotlight a couple of times every year serving as the Fox's lead play-by-play man in both baseball and NFL football. Buck has worked multiple World Series and Super Bowl's during his career. But how many hockey games has he had the chance to...
Via STLSportsMinute
February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Jack Buck's 9/11 Poem Still Moving 11 Years After America's Darkest Day (Video)

It was simple, poignant and moving. Americans looked for solace in the days following the horrific events of Sept. 11, 2001. It finally got them when sports returned a week after the deadly attacks, and fans were greeted by longtime Cardinals broadcaster Jack Buck. The legendary figure summed up everyone's thoughts and feelings with a memorable poem upon the national pastime...
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Superman and routines: A tribute to Buck and Kile

A lot of great stories have been written this week in remembrance of ten years since the passing of Jack Buck and Darryl Kile. Here is my attempt to pay them homage and honor these two great men, as well as the 2002 St. Louis Cardinals that fought on bravely the rest of that season. I like routines. Baseball makes great fans of those who like routines. There is a game nearly everyday...
Via i70baseball
June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

“We will see you tomorrow night”

I don’t know what to say about the baseball game I just watched, other than it was sublime. From a fundamental and aesthetic standpoint it was ugly as hell, but as a competition it was sublime. I know now other word to describe what I saw. I’ll write more about the game tomorrow. I need to process it. Need my head to stop spinning. So I’ll leave you this evening with two...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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