Bill Buckner Rank
About Bill Buckner
By the time baseball first baseman and outfielder William Joseph Buckner retired from the sport, he had become the 21st person to join the list of players to play in the MLB for four decades. He started his career in the league as an outfielder in 1969 with the Los Angeles Dodgers, which had selected him in the 1968 draft.
In 1976, he was traded to the Chicago Cubs, where he would eventually start playing as a baseman. He also played for Boston Red Sox (1984-1987 and 1990), California Angels (1987-1988) and Kansas City Royals (1988-1989).
He was raised in American Canyon, Napa County, California. His parents’ names were Marie Katherine and Leonard Buckner. He had two brothers and a sister. He was married to Jody, with whom he had a son and two daughters.
He was the National League batting champion for the 1980 season. He also played in the 1981 All-Star game.
He died from Lewy body dementia on May 27, 2019.
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F.A.Q. about Bill Buckner
When is his birthday?
Bill Buckner's birthday is on December 14, 1949.
In how many days is his birthday?
Bill's birthday is in 79 days
How old was Bill when he died?
He was 69 years old.
When did he die?
He died in May 27, 2019.
How old would he be today?
Bill Buckner would be 71 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Bill from?
He was born in Vallejo, California, U.S..
Bill Buckner's Popularity
Bill Buckner was a famous American baseball player, who was born on December 14, 1949. As a person born on this date, Bill Buckner is listed in our database as the 50th most popular celebrity for the day (December 14) and the 149th most popular for the year (1949).
People born on December 14 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Bill Buckner is the 1600th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Bill Buckner's birthday, Bill Buckner is the 13037th most famous American and ranks 11th in famous people born in Vallejo, California, U.S.
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