John Buck
Birth Date:July 7, 1980 (35 years old)
Place of Birth:Kemmerer, WY
Hometown:Taylorsville, UT
Experience:11 years
Drafted:Drafted by Houston in 1998 (7th round).
Scouting Report
Assets: Possessed major home-run power with the bat (for a catcher). Produced a solid number of doubles and RBI per at-bat. Was a decent game-caller and leader behind the plate.
Flaws: Had holes in his swing, leading to a lot of strikeouts and low batting averages. Also declined somewhat defensively over time and struggled to throw runners out.
Career Potential: Solid backup catcher.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Named to the All-Star Game 2010
Texas League (AA) All-Star Team 2002
New York-Penn League (A) All-Star Team 1999