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Sex:M
Age:65
Birth Date:August 18, 1890
Astrology Sign:Leo
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Died Date:January 31, 1956
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Occupation:Baseball Player

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BUCK WEAVER
Buck Weaver

Biography:Buck Weaver (August 18, 1890 - January 31, 1956) was an American shortstop and third baseman in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Chicago White Sox. He is probably best known for his connection to the 1919 Black Sox scandal.

Weaver was born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, and began his major league career on April 11, 1912 as a shortstop for the White Sox. Weaver switched to third base in 1917 after Swede Risberg joined the team.

An excellent fielder, Weaver was known as the only third baseman in the league that the immortal Ty Cobb would not bunt against.

Although he attended the "Black Sox" group's initial meetings, Weaver did not actually participate in the conspiracy to fix the World Series. However, he did not report the conspiracy to team officials, and for that Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis banned him for life from Major League Baseball. Landis said: "Men associating with crooks and gamblers could expect no leniency."

Weaver batted .324 in the 1919 World Series, tallying 11 hits. He played errorless ball in the Series.

To no avail, Buck Weaver applied six times for reinstatement to baseball before his death in 1956.

External links Baseball-Reference.com - career statistics and analysis Clear Buck Weaver The Ginger Kid


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Buck Weaver's Personality Tarot Card Strength - Personality Card

Birthday: August 18, 1890

A time for self-awareness involving courage, strength, and determination.


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Buck Weaver's Growth Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune

Birthday: August 18, 2009

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.

 

 

 

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