August 21, 1924—June 18, 2002

"Sports have the power to bring people together, to bridge divides, and to inspire greatness in all of us." - Jack Buck

Jack Buck, with over 40 years of broadcasting in St. Louis, is a popular and versatile figure in the industry.  He is the sports director of KMOX/CBS Radio and has announced the Cardinals baseball games for 38 years.

Buck has received nationwide recognition through his appearances on Monday Night Football on the CBS Radio Network, NFL Football on CBS Television, and as the 1991-91 baseball play-by-play announcer on CBS Television, as well as his broadcasts of the 1965 and 1976 All-Star Baseball games and the Japanese All-Star games.  He has anchored the CBS Radio Network Broadcasts of the World Series since 1983 and announced the National League Playoffs for the network from 1978 to 1982.  Buck was a commentator for the Super Bowl games of 1970 and 1978 through 1984.  In 1976, he did the play-by-play for the first pro football game played outside the United States in Japan between the Cardinals and San Diego Chargers.  Buck is the 1978 recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award from the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., for his contribution to baseball.  He was named Missouri’s top sportscaster for 1986 by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.

Buck was inducted into the MSHOF in 1980 as a Broadcaster and honored in 2000 as a Legend.