John "Buck" O'Neil holding a baseball

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Photograph of John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil (November 13, 1991 - October 6, 2006), a first baseman and manager in the Negro American League. He played for the Kansas City Monarchs from 1938 until 1955. O'Neil is pictured head and shoulders in a coat and tie with graying hair.

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BAMA-10000047
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