John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil

John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil (HM1D9H)

Location: Springfield, MO 65809 Greene County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 7.218', W 93° 13.006'

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Born in Carrabelle, FL in 1911 to
John Sr. and Luella O'Neil
Attended Edward Waters College
Married Ora Lee Owen in 1946

Played for the Kansas City Monarchs from 1938-1943
Managed for the Kansas City Monarchs from 1948-1955
Served as a Scout for the Chicago Cubs from 1956-1962
Became the first African-American Coach in Major League Baseball with the Chicago Cubs - 1962
Served as a Scout for the Kansas City Royals
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame - 1994
Published his autobiography "I Was Right On Time" - 1996
International Afro-American Sports Hall of Fame - 1996
Florida Sports Hall of Fame - 1999
Serves as Board Chairman of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
May 2002
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HM NumberHM1D9H
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Year Placed2002
Placed ByMissouri Sports Hall of Fame
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 1:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 480743 N 4108239
Decimal Degrees37.12030000, -93.21676667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.218', W 93° 13.006'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 13.08" N, 93° 13' 0.36" W
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Area Code(s)417
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3861 E Stan Musial Dr, Springfield MO 65809, US
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