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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)
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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
43
164
144
29
38
9
3
3
23
11
17
0
3
.264
.342
.431
.772
123
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
NAL
29
1B
32
139
129
18
30
5
2
0
11
6
7
3
.233
.272
.302
.574
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
58
229
194
29
58
4
6
2
21
4
34
0
1
.299
.404
.412
.816
140
KCM
NAL
35
1B
56
228
200
50
56
13
3
4
34
11
24
1
3
.280
.360
.435
.795
109
KCM
36
1B
30
111
104
8
23
2
0
0
12
2
7
0
0
0
.221
.270
.240
.511
38
10
4
1B
394
1555
1410
225
375
58
28
13
201
50
0
124
2
0
2
19
0
0
.266
.326
.374
.701
106
162 Game Average
639
580
93
154
24
12
5
83
22
0
51
108
0
1
8
0
0
.266
.326
.374
.701
106
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
381
1506
1369
218
363
57
26
13
196
49
0
117
2
0
2
18
0
0
.265
.324
.373
.697
104
1
vs Major Leagues
13
49
41
7
12
1
2
0
5
1
7
0
1
.293
.396
.415
.810
152
 
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
369
1461
1325
213
353
56
22
13
191
49
117
0
2
17
0
.266
.327
.371
.698
105
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
13
49
41
7
12
1
2
0
5
1
7
0
1
.293
.396
.415
.810
152



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
MRS
NAL
34
.366
.325
0.0%
7.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.265
.112
KCM
NAL
164
.352
.321
10.4%
7.6%
1.8%
0.7%
.167
.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
NAL
139
.271
.302
5.0%
8.1%
0.0%
0.4%
.070
.077
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
229
.390
.321
14.8%
7.8%
0.9%
0.9%
.113
.092
KCM
NAL
228
.369
.358
10.5%
9.7%
1.8%
0.9%
.155
.107
KCM
111
.255
.351
6.3%
9.1%
0.0%
0.9%
.019
.108
10
4
1555
.330
.322
8.0%
8.2%
18.2%
10.8%
0.00
0.77
0.8%
0.7%
.109
.090
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
10
Negro Leagues
1506
.329
.323
7.8%
8.3%
18.2%
10.8%
0.00
0.77
0.9%
0.7%
.108
.089
1
vs Major Leagues
49
.360
.286
14.3%
6.6%
0.0%
1.4%
.122
.114
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Memphis Red Sox
34
.366
.325
0.0%
7.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.265
.112
9
Kansas City Monarchs
1461
.330
.323
8.0%
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
49
.360
.286
14.3%
6.6%
0.0%
1.4%
.122
.114

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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