Buck O'Neil - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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
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Notes:


• College: Edward Waters College (Jacksonville, FL)
• Buried: Forest Hill & Calvary Cemetery (Kansas City, MO)
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All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
1
1946
1946
0.2
1
1937
1937
0.1
1
1939
1939
0.0
1
1943
1943
0.0
2
1937
1938
0.0
Center Field Yrs First Last
9
1938
1948
20.5
3
1938
1940
3.0
2
1942
1946
0.0
1
1937
1937
-0.3

Right Field Yrs First Last
6
1938
1947
8.3
4
1943
1948
6.6
3
1938
1940
2.4
1
1938
1938
0.5
1
1937
1937
0.1
Shortstop Yrs First Last
5
1939
1943
5.8
1
1946
1946
0.8
2
1946
1947
0.8
1
1946
1946
0.5
1
1948
1948
0.4
Second Base Yrs First Last
2
1942
1943
4.8
4
1938
1941
2.6
6
1938
1943
1.4
2
1946
1947
0.5
1
1937
1937
0.1
Third Base Yrs First Last
7
1940
1948
3.2
1
1946
1946
0.5
1
1943
1943
0.2
1
1937
1937
0.0
1
1938
1938
0.0
First Base Yrs First Last
10
1937
1948
4.3
1
1943
1943
0.1
1
1941
1941
0.0
2
1947
1948
-0.2
1
1937
1937
-0.2
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
7
1939
1947
5.3
3
1946
1948
1.5
1
1938
1938
1.0
1
1946
1946
0.4
1
1939
1939
0.3
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
9
1938
1948
17.8
5
1941
1947
8.8
4
1942
1948
7.5
4
1939
1943
5.9
4
1941
1948
5.3
5
1938
1942
5.2
4
1940
1943
4.6
3
1940
1943
4.0
2
1947
1948
1.8
2
1938
1939
1.8
1
1943
1943
0.6
2
1942
1943
0.5
1
1938
1938
0.5
4
1937
1940
0.4
1
1946
1946
0.2
2
1939
1941
0.1
1
1938
1938
0.0
3
1938
1940
0.0
2
1947
1948
-0.4
5
1941
1948
-0.8
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
3
1943
1947
1.5
2
1942
1943
0.5
1
1937
1937
0.5
1
1937
1937
0.5
1
1946
1946
0.3
2
1938
1942
0.3
1
1946
1946
0.3
1
1937
1937
0.3
1
1937
1937
0.3
1
1946
1946
0.3
1
1938
1938
0.2
1
1941
1941
0.2
1
1939
1939
0.1
1
1939
1939
0.1
2
1942
1943
0.1
1
1938
1938
0.1
1
1937
1937
0.0
1
1937
1937
0.0
1
1947
1947
-0.3
3
1940
1946
-0.3

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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, Wayne Stivers, 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