Buck O'Neil

I just read that Buck O'Neil died. If you remember the Ken Burns' PBS series, Baseball, you'll recall O'Neal being a big part of that film. His stories of the game and of the Negro Leagues introduced many to the story of the Negro Leagues and to that period in our history. It is sad that the special Baseball Hall of Fame Veteran's committee that recently considered additional inductees to the Hall overlooked his contributions to the game both on the field and off. If you don't know much about this man, I would encourage you to learn more about him. Buck O'Neil on Wikipedia

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