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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
22
83
71
8
17
4
0
4
14
0
11
0
1
.239
.341
.465
.806
110
TC
24
2B
16
65
57
15
19
3
1
2
14
2
6
2
.333
.397
.526
.923
157
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
159
MULT
NN2
27
SS
52
216
189
48
64
18
3
8
43
5
26
1
.339
.419
.593
1.011
186
PS
NN2
31
RF
42
173
149
27
47
7
1
2
34
1
23
0
0
1
.315
.407
.416
.823
127
6
7
SS
261
1114
978
202
319
65
12
45
237
18
0
128
74
1
1
7
0
0
.326
.405
.555
.960
156
162 Game Average
691
607
125
198
40
7
28
147
13
0
79
118
4
1
4
0
0
.326
.405
.555
.960
156
 
Team Lg Pos
5
Negro Leagues
160
658
572
123
183
38
6
25
141
10
0
80
2
1
0
6
0
0
.320
.403
.538
.942
158
2
vs Latin Leagues
101
456
406
79
136
27
6
20
96
8
48
72
1
1
.335
.407
.579
.985
153
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SS
42
166
143
26
41
10
1
7
33
2
19
0
4
.287
.370
.517
.888
145
1
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
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
159
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
90
372
321
72
108
23
4
10
75
5
49
0
0
2
.336
.424
.526
.951
166



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
TPC
MEX
371
.453
.365
11.6%
10.8%
14.3%
8.7%
0.81
1.24
5.1%
1.1%
.264
.119
MULT
NN2
216
.464
.335
12.0%
9.9%
3.7%
1.0%
.254
.096
MULT
MULT
206
.437
.351
9.2%
10.2%
9.5%
0.90
4.9%
1.2%
.258
.121
PS
NN2
173
.396
.344
13.3%
9.5%
1.2%
1.0%
.101
.097
PC
NN2
83
.360
.344
13.3%
9.3%
4.8%
1.6%
.225
.129
TC
65
.411
.331
9.2%
8.8%
3.1%
1.2%
.193
.104
6
7
1114
.434
.350
11.5%
10.0%
16.1%
9.0%
0.66
1.18
4.0%
1.1%
.229
.111
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
5
Negro Leagues
658
.428
.341
12.2%
9.5%
66.7%
14.3%
0.50
0.58
3.8%
1.1%
.219
.105
2
vs Latin Leagues
456
.442
.363
10.5%
10.6%
15.8%
9.0%
0.67
1.18
4.4%
1.1%
.244
.121
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
166
.395
.335
11.4%
9.1%
4.2%
1.3%
.231
.113
1
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
85
.395
.353
5.9%
9.4%
22.4%
10.2%
0.26
0.92
1.2%
1.2%
.163
.127
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
2
Newark Eagles
108
.465
.353
10.2%
9.7%
7.4%
1.4%
.320
.122
1
Alijadores de Tampico
371
.453
.365
11.6%
10.8%
14.3%
8.7%
0.81
1.24
5.1%
1.1%
.264
.119
1
Homestead Grays
9
.107
.327
0.0%
9.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.094
2
Philadelphia Stars
372
.444
.340
13.2%
9.7%
2.7%
1.0%
.190
.097

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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