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Buck O'Neil (1911–2006)

As a boy near Sarasota, Florida, Buck O'Neil hung around the New York Yankees spring training camps, and occasionally would be allowed inside to see them play. However, as a young black boy in 1920s America, O'Neil had no chance to play baseball in the major leagues. Nevertheless, he started out as a first baseman with the Kansas City Monarchs in ... See full bio »

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Known For

Crossing White Lines
(1999)
Baseball
Baseball Himself
(1994)
ESPN SportsCentury
(2000-2001)

Filmography

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 2004 The Wayne Brady Show (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 10 March 2004 (2004) ... Himself
 2000-2001 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
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- Roy Campanella (2001) ... Himself
- Bob Feller (2001) ... Himself
- Jackie Robinson (2001) ... Himself
- Bo Jackson (2000) ... Himself
- Bill Veeck (2000) ... Himself
 1999 Crossing White Lines (Documentary)
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 1998 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 20 July 1998 (1998) ... Himself
 1996 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
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- Episode #3.94 (1996) ... Himself
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- The National Pastime (1994) ... Himself
- Shadow Ball (1994) ... Himself
- A National Heirloom (1994) ... Himself
- The Faith of Fifty Million People (1994) ... Himself
- Something Like a War (1994) ... Himself
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 2009 Prime 9 (TV Series)
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- Rookie Seasons (2009) ... Himself
 2006 Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 2 August 2006 (2006) ... Himself
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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Baseball player in the Negro American League. With the Memphis Red Sox in 1937; remainder of career with the Kansas City Monarchs. See more »

Nickname:

Nancy See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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