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Buck O'Neil - Awards And Accomplishments

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1938 Started with Kansas City Monarchs
1939-42 Monarchs won four consecutive Negro American League pennants
1940 Won Negro League batting title with a .345 average
1942 Appearance in the West All-Star game
1942 First World Series played between the Negro American League and the Negro National League
1946 Led Negro National League with a .353 batting average
1947 Career best batting average of .358
1948-55 Named manager of Kansas City Monarchs
1950 Monarchs won the Western Divsion Championships
1951-54 Managed East-West all-star teams
1956 Signed with the Chicago Cubs as a scout
1962 First black coach hired by a major league
1981 Joined Baseball Hall of Fame Veterans Committee
1988 Became scout for Kansas City Royals
1990 Co-founded Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City
1996 Received honorary degree from University of Missouri-Kansas City Bloch School of Business
1998 Named Midwest Scout of the Year
1999 Kansas State College Lifetime Leadership Award
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