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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
66
TC
24
2B
16
65
57
15
19
3
1
2
14
2
6
2
.333
.397
.526
.923
160
MULT
MULT
25
SS
47
206
186
37
63
10
4
10
49
3
0
19
21
1
0
1
0
0
.339
.400
.597
.997
159
TPC
MEX
26
SS
82
371
326
67
109
23
3
19
83
7
43
53
1
1
.334
.414
.598
1.012
152
MULT
NN2
27
SS
52
216
189
48
64
18
3
8
43
5
26
1
.339
.419
.593
1.011
187
PS
NN2
31
RF
45
182
168
28
48
5
1
2
36
1
13
0
1
.286
.337
.363
.700
99
6
7
SS
260
1105
986
200
315
61
12
44
234
18
0
111
74
1
1
7
0
0
.319
.389
.540
.928
147
162 Game Average
689
614
125
196
38
7
27
146
11
0
69
118
162
1
4
0
0
.319
.389
.540
.928
147
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Negro Leagues
159
649
580
121
179
34
6
24
138
10
0
63
2
1
0
6
0
0
.309
.376
.512
.888
148
2
vs Latin Leagues
101
456
406
79
136
27
6
20
96
8
48
72
1
1
.335
.407
.579
.985
147
 
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
Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo
SS
19
85
80
12
27
4
3
1
13
1
5
19
0
0
.338
.376
.500
.876
126
1
East All Stars
-
1
3
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
1
0
0
0
0
.000
.333
.000
.333
-20
2
Newark Eagles
SS
25
108
97
24
33
5
1
8
33
2
11
0
.340
.407
.660
1.067
174
1
Alijadores de Tampico
SS
82
371
326
67
109
23
3
19
83
7
43
53
1
1
.334
.414
.598
1.012
152
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
152



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
PC
NN2
65
.279
.341
6.2%
9.3%
4.6%
1.5%
.183
.126
TC
65
.411
.328
9.2%
8.8%
3.1%
1.2%
.193
.103
MULT
MULT
206
.437
.351
9.2%
10.2%
9.5%
0.90
4.9%
1.2%
.258
.121
TPC
MEX
371
.453
.375
11.6%
11.1%
14.3%
8.6%
0.81
1.30
5.1%
1.1%
.264
.123
MULT
NN2
216
.464
.334
12.0%
9.8%
3.7%
1.0%
.254
.096
PS
NN2
182
.336
.336
7.1%
8.6%
1.1%
0.9%
.077
.089
6
7
1105
.420
.351
10.0%
9.9%
16.1%
8.9%
0.66
1.22
4.0%
1.1%
.220
.111
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
5
Negro Leagues
649
.405
.338
9.7%
9.3%
66.7%
14.3%
0.50
0.58
3.7%
1.1%
.203
.101
2
vs Latin Leagues
456
.442
.371
10.5%
10.8%
15.8%
8.9%
0.67
1.23
4.4%
1.1%
.244
.124
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
148
.363
.332
8.1%
9.0%
4.1%
1.3%
.212
.110
1
East All Stars
3
.000
.404
33.3%
8.3%
66.7%
14.3%
0.50
0.58
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.041
1
Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo
85
.395
.353
5.9%
9.4%
22.4%
10.2%
0.26
0.92
1.2%
1.2%
.163
.127
2
Newark Eagles
108
.465
.353
10.2%
9.7%
7.4%
1.4%
.320
.122
1
Alijadores de Tampico
371
.453
.375
11.6%
11.1%
14.3%
8.6%
0.81
1.30
5.1%
1.1%
.264
.123
1
Homestead Grays
9
.107
.326
0.0%
9.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.093
2
Philadelphia Stars
381
.414
.335
10.2%
9.3%
2.6%
1.0%
.174
.093

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