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Buck O'Neil



John Jordan O'Neil Jr.


Born: November 13, 1911 in Carrabelle, FL
Died: October 6, 2006 in Kansas City, MO
          (94 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 190
Biographical
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2021
• College: Edward Waters College (Jacksonville, FL)
• Buried: Forest Hill & Calvary Cemetery (Kansas City, MO)
• Relatives: Warren O'Neil (Brother)
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Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
MRS
NAL
25
LF
9
34
34
5
10
1
4
0
4
0
0
0
0
.294
.294
.559
.853
136
KCM
NAL
26
1B
45
172
152
29
38
9
3
3
23
11
17
0
3
.250
.325
.408
.733
113
KCM
27
1B
51
190
171
23
36
6
5
1
23
4
15
4
.211
.274
.322
.596
73
KCM
NAL
28
1B
31
121
114
19
35
7
3
1
30
5
6
1
.307
.342
.447
.789
148
KCM
29
1B
33
143
133
18
31
5
2
0
11
6
7
0
3
.233
.271
.301
.572
80
MULT
30
1B
42
174
167
23
46
7
2
1
25
3
0
5
2
0
0
2
0
0
.275
.297
.359
.656
105
31
1B
42
165
153
21
43
4
0
1
18
4
9
0
1
2
0
0
.281
.325
.327
.652
110
MULT
34
1B
60
237
202
29
60
4
6
2
21
4
34
0
1
.297
.398
.406
.804
136
KCM
NAL
35
1B
60
246
217
54
62
14
3
5
37
15
24
2
3
.286
.362
.447
.809
115
KCM
36
1B
31
116
109
8
23
2
0
0
12
2
7
0
0
0
.211
.259
.229
.488
32
10
4
1B
404
1598
1452
229
384
59
28
14
204
54
0
124
2
0
3
19
0
0
.264
.324
.373
.696
105
162 Game Average
641
582
92
154
24
11
6
82
23
0
50
108
0
2
8
0
0
.264
.324
.373
.696
105
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
389
1541
1403
222
369
58
26
14
199
53
0
117
2
0
3
18
0
0
.263
.321
.371
.692
103
2
vs Major Leagues
15
57
49
7
15
1
2
0
5
1
7
0
1
.306
.393
.408
.801
148
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Memphis Red Sox
LF
9
34
34
5
10
1
4
0
4
0
0
0
0
.294
.294
.559
.853
136
9
Kansas City Monarchs
1B
378
1500
1363
217
360
57
22
14
194
53
117
0
3
17
0
.264
.324
.369
.693
104
2
West All Stars
-
3
11
10
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
2
0
0
1
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
1B
14
53
45
7
14
1
2
0
5
1
7
0
1
.311
.404
.422
.826
153



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
MRS
NAL
34
.367
.324
0.0%
7.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.265
.111
KCM
NAL
172
.336
.320
9.9%
7.6%
1.7%
0.7%
.158
.096
KCM
190
.278
.321
7.9%
8.9%
0.5%
0.7%
.111
.096
KCM
NAL
121
.374
.310
5.0%
8.9%
0.8%
0.6%
.140
.072
KCM
143
.270
.303
4.9%
8.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.068
.079
MULT
174
.305
.301
2.9%
1.1%
7.0%
2.50
0.6%
0.7%
.084
.079
165
.314
.298
5.5%
0.0%
6.9%
0.6%
0.5%
.046
.072
MULT
237
.384
.322
14.3%
7.8%
0.8%
0.9%
.109
.093
KCM
NAL
246
.375
.355
9.8%
9.5%
2.0%
0.9%
.161
.105
KCM
116
.244
.351
6.0%
9.0%
0.0%
1.0%
.018
.110
10
4
1598
.327
.322
7.8%
8.2%
18.2%
10.8%
0.00
0.77
0.9%
0.7%
.108
.090
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
10
Negro Leagues
1541
.326
.323
7.6%
8.2%
18.2%
10.8%
0.00
0.77
0.9%
0.7%
.108
.090
2
vs Major Leagues
57
.357
.288
12.3%
6.8%
0.0%
1.3%
.102
.114
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Memphis Red Sox
34
.367
.324
0.0%
7.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.265
.111
9
Kansas City Monarchs
1500
.328
.323
7.8%
8.3%
0.9%
0.7%
.105
.089
2
West All Stars
11
.000
.250
0.0%
8.3%
18.2%
10.8%
0.00
0.77
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.047
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
53
.366
.290
13.2%
6.6%
0.0%
1.4%
.111
.117

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James