Buck O'Neil was born on this day nin Carrabelle, Florida. During this time there was racial segregation.
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.
Right when the war was over, Buck rushed back out on the baseball field.
Led the Monarchs in the Negro American League with a batting average of .350.
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 wins his second trophy this year also and he resigns from manager!
The major leagues was no longer racially segregated and Buck O'Neil became the FIRST black coach.
Buck stopped playing baseball but is still up with the times. He became a scout for the Chicago Cubs.
Buck recieved a ring from the baseball scouts and Hall of Fame.
Buck O'Neil passed away because of old age. When he died he was 94 when he died.