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Joe Buck

Born Apr 25, 1969

Joseph Francis "Joe" Buck is an American sportscaster and the son of legendary sportscaster Jack Buck. He has won numerous Sports Emmy Awards for his play-by-play work with Fox Sports.

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1969 Birth Born on April 25, 1969.


1989 20 Years Old He began his broadcasting career in 1989 while he was an undergraduate at Indiana University Bloomington.
1991 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Buck called play-by-play for the then-Louisville Redbirds, a minor league affiliate of the Cardinals, and was a reporter for ESPN's coverage of the Triple-A All-Star Game. In 1991, he did reporting for St Louis' CBS affiliate KMOV.
1992 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 1992 - 93 season, he was the play-by-play voice for University of Missouri basketball broadcasts. … Read More
1993 24 Years Old From 1993 to 2011, Buck was married to Ann Archambault, with whom he had two children.


2001 32 Years Old …  During the 2001 season, Buck occasionally filled in for Curt Menefee as the network's number-six play-by-play man.
2002 33 Years Old 1 More Event
During Fox's broadcast of the 2002 World Series, Buck paid implicit tribute to his father, who had died a few months earlier (he had read the eulogy at his father's funeral) by calling the final out of Game 6 (which tied the series at 3 - 3, and thus ensured there would be a Game 7 broadcast the next night) with the phrase, "We'll see you tomorrow night." … Read More
2006 37 Years Old On August 14, 2006, Buck was named the host of Fox's pregame NFL show, Fox NFL Sunday and postgame doubleheader show. … Read More
Fox announced in March 2007 that Buck would no longer host Fox NFL Sunday in 2007, concentrating on play-by-play for the week's marquee game.
2008 39 Years Old In 2008, Buck drew criticism for comments he made during an appearance on ESPN Radio's The Herd with Colin Cowherd, in which he admitted to spending "barely any" time following sporting events he doesn't broadcast and facetiously claimed that he preferred watching The Bachelorette instead.


2009 40 Years Old …  The show's debut on June 15, 2009, made national headlines due to the tension-filled banter between Buck and guest Artie Lange, a comedian from The Howard Stern Show, who made several jokes at Buck's expense. … Read More
2011 42 Years Old 1 More Event
He also used the phrase at the end of Game 6 of the 2011 World Series when the Cardinals' David Freese hit a walk-off home run in the 11th inning against the Rangers to send the series to a seventh game (it was actually 20 years and a day since Kirby Puckett's home run). … Read More
2012 43 Years Old On October 14, 2012, Buck called a doubleheader, first with New York Giants-San Francisco 49ers game at 4:25 PM, then traveled via trolley for the seven-mile journey across town to call Game 1 of the NLCS between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants.
2013 44 Years Old Through 2013, Buck has called 16 World Series and 15 All-Star Games, the most of any play-by-play announcer on network television. (However, his former partner McCarver called more of each event as an analyst, 24 and 22 respectively.)
He married NFL Network reporter and former Bronco cheerleader Michelle Beisner on April 12, 2014.
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