Buck O'Neil

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Buck O'Neil was born.

November 13, 1911

Buck O'Neil was born on this day nin Carrabelle, Florida. During this time there was racial segregation.

Buck left Florida to get a better baseball experience.

1934

Buck left Florida because of racial segregation. If he left he would have a better career of baseball and would have gone further in his life.

Buck signed his first contract with the Memphis Red Sox.

1937

Buck's career was inturrupted by warfare.

1943 - 1945

Right when the war was over, Buck rushed back out on the baseball field.

Buck was head of the Kansas City Monarchs in the NAL.

1946

Led the Monarchs in the Negro American League with a batting average of .350.

Buck was named manager of the Monarchs.

1948

Buck decided to drop to part time status.

1951

Buck O'Neil realized that he was getting too old to play and made a huge decision to drop down to part time status.

Buck won his first undispute pennant trophy.

1953

Buck resigned as manager of the Monarchs

1955

Buck wins his second trophy this year also and he resigns from manager!

Buck won his second undispute pennant trophy.

1955

Buck became the first black coach in the major leagues.

1962

The major leagues was no longer racially segregated and Buck O'Neil became the FIRST black coach.

Buck signed baseball player, Lou Brock to his first contract.

1962

Buck officially stops playing baseball.

1998

Buck stopped playing baseball but is still up with the times. He became a scout for the Chicago Cubs.

Buck recieves a ring.

2002

Buck recieved a ring from the baseball scouts and Hall of Fame.

Buck is gone.

2006

Buck O'Neil passed away because of old age. When he died he was 94 when he died.