Jack Buck was a Hall of Fame play-by-play announcer for various sports and teams, most notably the St. Louis Cardinals. He passed away in 2002.
Rob Rains has been writing about baseball and the St. Louis Cardinals for over 25 years. A former beat writer covering the Redbirds for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, Rains also spent five years as the National League beat writer for USA Today Baseball Weekly. His 1998 biography of Mark McGwire made the New York Times bestseller list. In addition to writing, Rains has also worked as a radio host and an adjunct professor.
Bob Broeg was a sportswriter best known for his coverage of the St. Louis Cardinals. Broeg passed away in 2005.
Jack Buck: "That's a Winner!"by Jack Buck
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In his forthright and honest autobiography, former St. Louis Cardinal, World Series, and Super Bowl broadcaster Jack Buck entertains all of his fans once more in a different setting. Jack Buck: "That's a Winner!" does more than entertain, however. It provides readers with an inside look at a man they listened to so often, they considered him part of the family.
From the days of growing up working at the drive-in, to his time in the army, to his first stint on TV, and so much more, the reader learns about how he became the legendary broadcaster who fans came to adore. Buck also covers his time working with Harry Caray, the St. Louis Cardinals’ August A. Busch Jr. and Whitey Herzog eras, and all the way through the 1990s.
A perfect gift for any fan of the legendary play-by-play announcer!
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