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Jack Buck

 
 
Jack Buck Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
1. Jack Buck Marker
Inscription.

Born in Holyoke, MA, in 1924 to
Earle and Kathleen Buck
Attended Lakewood High School and
Ohio State University
Married to Carole Lintzenich
Father to Beverly, Jack Jr., Christine, Bonnie,
Dan, Betsy, Joe, and Julie

St. Louis Cardinals Broadcaster for 47 years
KMOX Radio Sports Director
Serves as Co-Host of the St. Louis Rams
Post Game Show
Former CBS Radio and TV World Series Anchor
Former Monday Night Football Anchor
on CBS Radio
Received Doctor of Human Letters from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Saint Louis University, Illinois College, and Lindenwood University
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame – 1980
University of Missouri Journalism Award – 1986
Pro Baseball Hall of Fame/Ford C. Frick Award – 1987
National Radio Hall of Fame – 1995
Pro Football Hall of Fame/Pete Rozelle Award – 1996
Lakewood (Ohio) High School Hall of Fame
Ohio State University Distinguished Alumni Award
Columbus (Ohio) Baseball Hall of Fame
National Sportscasterís and Sportswriterís Hall of Fame
National Sportscasterís Hall of Fame
Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award – 2000
Received Purple Heart in World War II
Missouri Athletic Club Hall of Fame
St. Louis Cardinals Media
Jack Buck Marker & Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
2. Jack Buck Marker & Bust
Hall of Fame
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Citizen of the Year

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
May 2000


Anheuser-Busch Congratulates Jack Buck
for his excellence in the field of
broadcasting and his life-long dedication
to sports at every level

 
Erected 2000 by Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
 
Location. 37° 7.217′ N, 93° 13.01′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on Stan Musial Drive south of U.S. 60, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3861 East Stan Musial Drive, Springfield MO 65809, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Q. Hammons (here, next to this marker); Stanley Frank Musial (here, next to this marker); William Payne Stewart (here, next to this marker); John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil (here, next to this marker); Jackie Marie Stiles (a few steps from this marker); Bobby Bell (a few steps from this marker); Lamar Hunt (a few steps from this marker); Norman E. Stewart (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tributes to Jack Buck
Bust of Jack Buck image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
3. Bust of Jack Buck
. (Submitted on March 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Jack Buck at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. (Submitted on March 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. (Submitted on March 3, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Jack Buck Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
4. Jack Buck Monument
First monument on right side of walk
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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