Since stores sell cards like “Happy Belated Birthday,” I would like to tardily congratulate the late, great John “Buck” O’Neil on his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame last month. O’Neil was a longtime Negro Leagues player and manager. He managed a young...
This story was excerpted from Anne Rogers’ Royals Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox. On Friday, Bob Kendrick and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum kicked off an epic celebration brought home to Kansas City from Cooperstown, honoring museum co-founder and newly-inducted Hall of Famer Buck O'Neil.
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - John Jordan “Buck” O’Neil Jr. was honored with both a key to the city and a mural for his substantial contributions to baseball. Buck was a member of the Negro Leagues, winning a championship in 1942 with the Kansas City Monarchs. The key...
In 2005, when John Jordan “Buck” O’Neil visited Pensacola for the last time, he was still riding high from the national notoriety gained for his engaging stories about the Negro leagues and legends of the game in Ken Burns’ 1994 PBS documentary “Baseball.”. Already, the...
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) — The celebrations for baseball legend Buck O’Neil finally getting inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame keep coming. Wednesday night at Legends Field in KCK, the Kansas City Monarchs retired his number and inducted him into the Monarchs Hall of fame during a special ceremony just days after he was posthumously inducted into the nation’s Baseball Hall of Fame.
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The Kansas City Monarchs will retire John Jordan “Buck” O’Neil’s number and induct him in the team’s Hall of Fame during a ceremony at Wednesday evening’s game.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Every Hall of Famer has a story of how they got to the hall. But not many can match the incredible journeys of Buck O'Neil and Minnie Minoso, two baseball pioneers whose long roads finally reached the most exalted place in the game on Sunday -- the hallowed Plaque Gallery of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More than a year ago, a Kansas City-area youth baseball team for 12 years old, which historically has been called the Tigers, sent in their bid to play in the iconic tournament at Cooperstown Dreams Park in conjunction with the annual National Baseball Hall of Fame induction.
SARASOTA, Fla — Days after a mural was unveiled honoring one of the most legendary figures in baseball history, Sarasota awarded a key to the city to the late legend: John “Buck” O’Neil. O’Neil was born in Carrabelle but raised in Sarasota. He rose to prominence...
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — On Sunday in Cooperstown, the day finally came for Kansas City and Negro Leagues Baseball legend Buck O'Neil to be officially inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
The trailblazing White Sox outfielder and former Cubs coach were officially enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2022 on Sunday.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) --- Buck O’Neil made plenty of history in Kansas City. He also made some in Chicago and on Sunday, the Chicago Cubs honored him as he officially entered the Baseball Hall of Fame. The famous sign outside of Wrigley Field congratulated O’Neil on making the...