This date in Kernels alumni history – May 11, 1991 Paul O’Neill
On May 11, 1991, Paul O’Neill (Cedar Rapids Reds – 1982) went 4-5 with two HR and six RBI in the Reds 12-2 win over the Cubs. O’Neill also scored three runs and hit two doubles in the game.
Paul O’Neill hit .288 with 281 HR and 1269 RBI during his 17 year career with the Reds and the Yankees. O’Neill was part of five World Series Champion teams during his career. The five-time all-star won the American League batting title in 1994 with a .359.
Paul O’Neill was part of the 1982 Cedar Rapids Reds that finished 61-79 under manager Randy Davidson. O’Neill hit .272 with 8 HR and 71 RBI in 116 games.