Buck O’Neil

Buck O'Neil autograph
Birthdate 11/13/1911
Death Date 10/06/2006
Debut Year 1937
Year of Induction
Teams Negro Leagues
Positions First Base, Manager, Scout

Former Negro American League batting champ Buck O’Neil played in four East-West All Star games and two Negro World Series. 

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Buck O'Neil names his all-time Negro League team

Buck O'Neil names his all-time Negro League team

Buck O’Neil played, managed and scouted in the Negro Leagues. In 1990 he led an effort to establish the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City and served as its honorary chairman until his death in 2006. He was also the first African-American to scout in the Major Leagues and was named t
Buck O'Neil autographed biographical page

Buck O'Neil autographed biographical page

Buck O’Neil has added his signature near the bottom of this biographical page dedicated to the Negro League great. O’Neil was among the foremost Negro League historians and advocates. His reach however, continued until his death. Interestingly, O’Neil and all-star Ichiro Suzuki 

One response to “Buck O’Neil”

  1. Perry Scott says:

    I could not see the reason that Buck was left out of the HOF.

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