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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
67
TC
24
2B
15
61
53
13
18
2
1
2
14
2
6
2
.340
.407
.528
.935
160
25
SS
27
118
104
24
36
6
1
9
36
2
13
1
.346
.419
.683
1.101
193
MULT
NN2
27
SS
52
216
189
48
64
18
3
8
43
5
26
1
.339
.419
.593
1.011
195
4
4
SS
112
460
406
90
130
28
5
22
102
9
49
0
5
.320
.393
.576
.970
173
162 Game Average
665
587
130
188
41
7
32
148
13
71
0
7
.320
.393
.576
.970
173
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SS
37
144
128
21
35
7
1
6
28
2
12
0
4
.273
.336
.484
.820
130
2
Newark Eagles
SS
25
108
97
24
33
5
1
8
33
2
11
0
.340
.407
.660
1.067
180
1
Homestead Grays
SS
2
9
9
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.111
.111
.111
.222
-35
1
Philadelphia Stars
SS
48
199
172
45
61
16
3
8
41
4
26
1
.355
.439
.622
1.061
210



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
PC
NN2
65
.279
.339
6.2%
9.3%
4.6%
1.5%
.183
.125
TC
61
.416
.332
9.8%
8.9%
3.3%
1.3%
.189
.105
118
.478
.343
11.0%
9.4%
7.6%
1.3%
.337
.114
MULT
NN2
216
.464
.326
12.0%
9.6%
3.7%
1.0%
.254
.093
4
4
460
.435
.333
10.7%
9.4%
4.8%
1.2%
.256
.105
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
144
.364
.334
8.3%
9.1%
4.2%
1.3%
.211
.111
2
Newark Eagles
108
.465
.345
10.2%
9.5%
7.4%
1.4%
.320
.119
1
Homestead Grays
9
.107
.326
0.0%
9.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.093
1
Philadelphia Stars
199
.486
.326
13.1%
9.6%
4.0%
1.0%
.267
.093

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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.


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