Buck O'Neil

By connor green

WHO WAS...

Buck O'Neil was Born in Carrabelle Missouri November 13,1911. Him and his dad worked on a celery field, and he grew up on a celery field. Bucks dad played baseball in his life at one point.home He was encouraged by his dad.

WHAT DID HE DO...

There is a statue of him in the HALL OF FAME, and he enhanced baseballs positive side. He was known as a baseball legend. His career started in (1937)to(1955). Buck O'Neil served in the military, and was in the navy. Buck O’Neil’s batting AVG is .288, games played 335, at bates 1,396, home runs 402, doubles 39, triples 15, home runs scored 11, battes 29.

IMPACT ON THE WORLD...

He was given a HALL OF FAME award, because more people started to like baseball, because Buck O’Neil was really good at baseball. The changes have been because of us. How African Americans can play in the Major Leagues

SHOULD WE BE MORE LIKE THEM...

He was nice, and cared for others. One time his friend was down because they lost a game. Then Buck O’Neil said it’s ok we will win next time. He has good sportsmanship. One of his teammates hit a homerun a Buck O’Neil said good job.