Buck O'Neil facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBuck O'Neil
November 13, 1911|
|Died: October 6, 2006
Kansas City, Missouri
|1937, for the Memphis Red Sox|
|1955, for the Kansas City Monarchs|
|Negro American League statistics|
|Runs batted in||136|
|Career highlights and awards|
Buck O'Neil (né John Jordan O'Neil Jr.; November 13, 1911 – October 6, 2006) was an American first baseman and manager in the Negro American League, mostly with the Kansas City Monarchs. He became the first African American coach in Major League Baseball. He was important in the creation of Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri.
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The Buck O'Neil Legacy Seat at Kauffman Stadium
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