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Bus Clarkson



James Buster Clarkson
(Buzz)

Born: March 13, 1915 in Hopkins, SC
Died: January 18, 1989 in Jeannette, PA
          (73 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 210
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Notes:


• College: Wilberforce University (Wilberforce, OH)
• Buried: Brush Creek Cemetery (Irwin, PA)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
PC
NN2
23
3B
18
65
60
5
12
2
0
3
9
0
4
0
1
.200
.250
.383
.633
69
TC
24
2B
16
65
57
15
19
3
1
2
14
2
6
2
.333
.397
.526
.923
160
MULT
MULT
25
SS
28
121
106
25
36
6
1
9
36
2
0
14
2
1
0
1
0
0
.340
.417
.670
1.086
189
MULT
NN2
27
SS
52
216
189
48
64
18
3
8
43
5
26
1
.339
.419
.593
1.011
193
PS
NN2
31
RF
45
182
168
28
48
5
1
2
36
1
13
0
1
.286
.337
.363
.700
101
5
5
SS
159
649
580
121
179
34
6
24
138
10
0
63
2
1
0
6
0
0
.309
.376
.512
.888
151
162 Game Average
661
591
123
182
35
6
24
141
10
0
64
324
162
0
6
0
0
.309
.376
.512
.888
151
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SS
38
148
132
23
36
8
1
6
28
2
12
0
4
.273
.333
.485
.818
131
1
East All Stars
SS
1
3
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
1
0
0
0
0
.000
.333
.000
.333
-26
2
Newark Eagles
SS
25
108
97
24
33
5
1
8
33
2
11
0
.340
.407
.660
1.067
182
1
Homestead Grays
SS
2
9
9
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.111
.111
.111
.222
-35
2
Philadelphia Stars
SS
93
381
340
73
109
21
4
10
77
5
39
0
2
.321
.391
.494
.885
156



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
PC
NN2
65
.279
.334
6.2%
9.1%
4.6%
1.5%
.183
.123
TC
65
.411
.328
9.2%
8.8%
3.1%
1.2%
.193
.103
MULT
MULT
121
.466
.345
11.6%
1.7%
9.4%
7.00
7.4%
1.2%
.330
.113
MULT
NN2
216
.464
.328
12.0%
9.7%
3.7%
1.0%
.254
.094
PS
NN2
182
.336
.332
7.1%
8.5%
1.1%
0.9%
.077
.088
5
5
649
.405
.333
9.7%
9.2%
66.7%
13.5%
0.50
0.67
3.7%
1.1%
.203
.100
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
148
.363
.330
8.1%
9.0%
4.1%
1.3%
.212
.109
1
East All Stars
3
.000
.449
33.3%
9.0%
66.7%
13.5%
0.50
0.67
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.077
2
Newark Eagles
108
.465
.344
10.2%
9.5%
7.4%
1.4%
.320
.118
1
Homestead Grays
9
.107
.324
0.0%
9.5%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.093
2
Philadelphia Stars
381
.414
.330
10.2%
9.1%
2.6%
1.0%
.174
.091

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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James