Jack Buck

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Facts of Jack Buck

Birth Name
Jack Buck
Famous Name
John Francis Buck
Carole Lintzenich (Div.2002), Alyce Larson (Div.1969)
Married to
Carole Lintzenich (m. 1969), Alyce Larson (m. 1948)
Currently Married
Joe Buck, Beverly Buck, Dan Buck, Christine Buck, Julie Buck, Jack Buck Jr., Bonnie Buck, Betsy Buck


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
Currently Club
NFL Network,Fox Network.


Carole Lintzenich (Div.2002), Alyce Larson (Div.1969)
Married to
Carole Lintzenich (m. 1969), Alyce Larson (m. 1948)
Currently Married

John Francis Buck a.k.a. Jack Buck was an American sportscaster, recognized for announcing MLB games of the St. Louis Cardinals. Furthermore, he was the recipient of numerous halls of fame that include National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and National Radio Hall of Fame.

Jack Buck was born as John Francis “Jack” Buck on August 21, 1924, in Holyoke, Massachusetts. He was an American. Her ethnicity was white. Her star sign was Leo. 

How Much Is Jack Buck Net Worth?

Jack Buck's net worth at the time of his death was calculated at around $1 million. He has earned his wealth widely from his sports journalism. During that stint, he is assumed to have enjoyed the salary no less than the six-digit figure. 

Jack Buck's House (former) SOURCE: virtualglobetrotting

He had a beautiful house at Ladue, Missouri (MO), US.

Married Twice

Jack Buck married twice in his life. He had 8 children from his wives. He has five daughters and three sons. His son Joe Buck currently works as a play-by-play announcer for Major league baseball and the NFL Network on the Fox Network.

Family & Education

Jack Buck was to Earle and Kathleen Buck as a 3rd of 7 children. His father worked as a railroad accountant. From an early age, she had weaved a dream of becoming a sports announcer in the future. 

After graduation from Lakewood High School in 1942, he did not join any University for his further studies. At the age of 19, he joined military service and worked for several years. After quitting his military job, he attended Ohio State University and completed his graduation by majoring in radio speech and minor in Spanish.

During his college years, he also worked several jobs.


Upon completing his graduation, he started his professional career as a broadcaster. He served to the minor league affiliates of the St. Louis Cardinals. Due to his effort in 1954, he was promoted play by play of Cardinal games on KMOX. Besides that, he also worked on several sports assignments. 

Jack Buck SOURCE: Redbird Rants

Numerous awards and rewards have honored Jack Buck for his professional accomplishments. In 1987, he bagged the Ford C. Frick Award. He also wins the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award. Pro Football Hall of Fame awarded it in 1996. For his remarkable contribution, St. Louis Walk of Fame honored him.

Jack Buck Award- It is the award named after him. It was presented by the Missouri Athletic Club. The club established this award in the year 1987. 

Died At The Age Of 77

Unfortunately, this talented personality has left this beautiful world on June 18, 2002. He died in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital following a long battle with lung cancer and Parkinson's disease. The body was buried at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in south St. Louis County. 

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