Men’s Homage Buck O’Neil Kansas City Monarchs Legacy Light Blue T-Shirt

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This soft cotton blend tee from Homage celebrates the legacy of Buck O’Neil. Full chest screenprint includes O’Neil’s likeness, jersey number and team logo. Designed in the USA.

  • Crewneck cotton blend tee
  • Full chest screenprint includes player likeness, jersey number and team logo
  • Designed in the USA
  • Polyester/rayon/cotton blend fabric
  • Relaxed fit
Player Biography
Buck O’Neil played, managed, coached, scouted and served as an executive for nearly eight decades – but his incredible legacy expands far beyond just baseball…O’Neil got his start in semipro ball before spending time with various barnstorming and minor league clubs…He broke into the Negro American League with the Memphis Red Sox in 1937, then latched on at first base for the Kansas City Monarchs in 1938…He would remain with the club for nearly two decades…From 1939-42, the Monarchs captured four consecutive Negro American League pennants, sweeping the Homestead Grays in the Negro League World Series in 1942…In 1948, O’Neil was named player-manager of the Monarchs – a role he would hold until 1955…O’Neil departed Kansas City in 1955 and signed on as a scout for the Chicago Cubs…The Cubs promoted O’Neil to their major league coaching staff in 1962, making him the first Black coach to serve on an AL or NL roster…A beloved champion of the game and gifted storyteller, O’Neil helped establish the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City in 1990.

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This soft cotton blend tee from Homage celebrates the legacy of Buck O’Neil. Full chest screenprint includes O’Neil’s likeness, jersey number and team logo. Designed in the USA.

  • Crewneck cotton blend tee
  • Full chest screenprint includes player likeness, jersey number and team logo
  • Designed in the USA
  • Polyester/rayon/cotton blend fabric
  • Relaxed fit
Player Biography
Buck O’Neil played, managed, coached, scouted and served as an executive for nearly eight decades – but his incredible legacy expands far beyond just baseball…O’Neil got his start in semipro ball before spending time with various barnstorming and minor league clubs…He broke into the Negro American League with the Memphis Red Sox in 1937, then latched on at first base for the Kansas City Monarchs in 1938…He would remain with the club for nearly two decades…From 1939-42, the Monarchs captured four consecutive Negro American League pennants, sweeping the Homestead Grays in the Negro League World Series in 1942…In 1948, O’Neil was named player-manager of the Monarchs – a role he would hold until 1955…O’Neil departed Kansas City in 1955 and signed on as a scout for the Chicago Cubs…The Cubs promoted O’Neil to their major league coaching staff in 1962, making him the first Black coach to serve on an AL or NL roster…A beloved champion of the game and gifted storyteller, O’Neil helped establish the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City in 1990.

Men's Jerseys

JERSEY SIZE 40 44 48 52 56 60
Size Equivalent S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
Chest 34 - 36" 38 - 40" 42 - 44" 46 - 48" 50 - 52" 54 - 56" 58 - 60"
Waist 28 - 30" 32 - 34" 36 - 38" 40 - 42" 44 - 46" 48 - 50" 52 - 54"
Hip 34 - 36" 38 - 40" 42 - 44" 46 - 48" 50 - 52" 54 - 56" 58 - 60"