Jack Buck's "That's a winner!"

Alice Faber faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Wed Jun 19 16:33:43 UTC 2002

Elaine -HFB- Ashton said:
>Bapopik at AOL.COM [Bapopik at AOL.COM] quoth:
>*>   Sports broadecaster Jack Buck has died.  He wrote an autobiography titled
>*>THAT'S A WINNER!--his catchphrase.  I've been looking around for other
>*>catchphrases, but I can't find them.
>*>   I'll go through his book when I have time.
>*>   From today's NEW YORK TIMES obituary (which re-titles his autobiography
>*>without the punctuation):
>I grew up in St. Louis with Jack Buck. He had the most unmistakable voice
>in broadcasting and radio will be less without him.
>>>From the 1985 World Series he is often remembered for the "Go Crazy Folks,
>Go Crazy!" jubilant cry at the game and series winning home run.

On ESPN radio this morning, Tony Kornheiser read an absolutely
wonderful obit for him, from the St Louis Post-Dispatch, by Bernie
Miklascz (sp?). And they've played a montage of his famous calls on
the late Sports Center last night.


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