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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
Biographical
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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


Fielding
Glossary
Shortstop
Team Lg Lg Lg
PC
NN2
23
5
5
42.0
6
10
2
1
.889
.918
3.43
5.17
-2.7
-65.3
-2.7
TC
NN2
24
6
TIC
NAL
25
4
NE
NN2
25
22
EAS
EWA
25
1
0
4.0
2
3
0
1
1.000
.824
11.25
7.00
0.6
147.6
0.6
JNL
MEX
25
19
TPC
MEX
26
82
PS
NN2
27
46
HG
NN2
27
1
PS
NN2
31
5
5
41.0
17
10
2
2
.931
.941
5.93
5.62
-3.2
-76.9
-3.2
6
7
191
10
87.0
25
23
4
4
.923
.924
4.97
5.47
-5.3
-60.9
-5.3


Glossary
Third Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
PC
NN2
23
16
16
123.0
12
25
3
2
.925
.927
2.71
2.52
2.2
18.0
2.2
PS
NN2
31
16
16
128.0
20
28
1
3
.980
.916
3.38
2.91
0.9
7.2
0.9
2
2
32
32
251.0
32
53
4
5
.955
.921
3.05
2.72
3.1
12.5
3.1


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
PC
NN2
23
1
0
3.0
0
0
0
0
.946
0.00
1.76
-0.4
-122.4
-0.4
0.0
TC
NN2
24
1
TC
NAL
24
1
NE
NN2
27
2
PS
NN2
31
9
9
75.1
11
1
0
0
1.000
.962
1.43
1.81
-1.7
-23.2
-1.8
0.1
4
3
14
9
78.1
11
1
0
0
1.000
.961
1.38
1.81
-2.1
-27.0
-2.2
0.1


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
PS
NN2
31
10
10
85.0
11
1
0
0
1.000
.949
1.27
1.57
-1.9
-22.3
-2.0
0.1
1
1
10
10
85.0
11
1
0
0
1.000
.949
1.27
1.57
-1.9
-22.3
-2.0
0.1


Glossary
Second Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
TC
NAL
24
8
PS
NN2
31
1
0
1.0
0
0
0
0
.954
0.00
5.46
-0.2
-214.2
-0.2
2
2
9
0
1.0
0
0
0
0
.000
.954
0.00
5.46
-0.2
-214.2
-0.2


Glossary
First Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
PS
NN2
27
1
PS
NN2
31
2
1
8.0
10
0
0
0
1.000
.978
11.25
10.51
-0.3
-33.3
-0.3
2
1
3
1
8.0
10
0
0
0
1.000
.978
11.25
10.51
-0.3
-33.3
-0.3


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
PS
NN2
31
1
1
1
1



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