“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Downtown in St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

Jack Buck

August 21, 1924 - June 18, 2002

Jack Buck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 14, 2020
1. Jack Buck Marker
Inscription.  This statue, unveiled August 30, 1998, features Jack in his favorite spot...behind the microphone. "The Voice of the Cardinals" broadcasted more than 6,500 games. Member of 11 Halls of Fame including baseball, football, and radio. One of the all-time greats, he was St. Louis' Top Master of Ceremonies and was known for his great sense of humor and charitable work. "The Voice of Summer", Jack was the ticket to the game for those who could not be here... Go Crazy, Folks... That's a Winner!
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsSports.
Location. 38° 37.415′ N, 90° 11.561′ W. Marker is in Downtown in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on Clark Avenue east of South 8th Street (Old U.S. 66), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Clark Avenue, Saint Louis MO 63102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Traces of the Past (within shouting distance of this marker); Rogers Hornsby (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Traces of the Past (about 300
Jack Buck Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, June 14, 2020
2. Jack Buck Marker and Statue
feet away); George Harold Sisler (about 300 feet away); Robert Gibson (about 300 feet away); James Thomas Bell (about 300 feet away); Stanley Frank Musial (about 300 feet away); Louis Clark Brock (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
Also see . . .  Jack Buck. Wikipedia article (Submitted on January 29, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on February 2, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 29, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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