Bill Buckner was an American first baseman and left fielder in Major League Baseball (MLB). He was well known for playing for five teams from 1969 through 1990, most notably the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox. Buckner started all 162 games and shattered his own record with 184 assists, during the 1985 season. Despite not playing first base regularly until he was 27 years old, Buckner retired with the fourth-most assists by a first baseman in major league history. After retiring as a player, Buckner became a real estate developer in Idaho. He coached minor league baseball teams before leaving baseball altogether in 2014. Who Are Brittany and Christen, Bill Buckner’s Daughter?
Meet Brittany and Christen: Bill Buckner’s Daughter
Buckner and his wife Jody had two daughters, Brittany and Christen, and a son, Bobby. Moreover, Bobby was a member of the Texas A&M–Corpus Christi Islanders baseball team. Brittany and Christen was very close to his father. Moreover, Bill Buckner, became the 21st player in major league history to play in four decades. He ended his career with 2,715 hits and 498 doubles, having batted over .300 seven times with three seasons of 100 runs batted in (RBI). Buckner led his league in assists four times, with his 1985 mark remaining the American League (AL) record.
|Bill Buckner||Career Explored|
|At age 18||made his professional debut playing|
|In 1969||played with four Dodger teams|
|in 1971||earned a starting job with the Dodgers|
|During the 1984 season||playing time at first base to Leon Durham|
|in the 1984 season||Red Sox were in the market for an|
upgrade at first base
|On June 5, 1986||Buckner picked up his 1,000th career|
|At 38 years old||released by the Angels on May 9, 1988|
|on May 27, 2019||Buckner died (at the age of 69)|
Bill Buckner Wife & Son
Bill Buckner was married with wife, Jody. Couple had two daughters, Brittany and Christen, and a son, Bobby. Bobby was a member of the Texas A&M–Corpus Christi Islanders baseball team. Buckner’s family said, “Bill fought with courage and grit as he did all things in life.
Bill Buckner Net Worth
Bill Buckner was an American MLB first baseman who retired with a net worth of $8 million dollars. He passed away in 2019. Bill Buckner, born in Vallejo, California played baseball and football through high school. Right after he graduated from high school, the Los Angeles Dodgers drafted him. During his career, Bill Buckner earned roughly $3.5 million in total compensation. That amount is equal to approximately $8 million when adjusted for inflation.