Bill Buckner


Birthday:  December 14

Chicago Cubs (1977-1984)

Current hitting coach for the Boise River Hawks (2012-2013)


NL All-Star (1981)

NL Batting Average Leader (1980)

Led NL in Doubles in 1983 and 1985

Led the NL in Singles in 1982

Led the NL/AL in AB per Srikeout 4 times (NL-1980 & 1982, AL-1985-1986)

Finished in the Top 10 in batting average (NL/AL) 6 times  (1974, 1978, 1980-1982-NL), (AL-1985)

His 2,715 Career Hits rank him 62nd on the All-time list 


1984 May 25  Cubs trade Bill Buckner to Red Sox for Dennis Eckersley and Mike Brumley 





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