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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


Fielding Breakdown by Position

Multi-Stint Seasons:



C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
Team Lg Pos
PC
NN2
23
3B
16
2.2
5
-2.7
1
-0.4
TC
24
2B
8
6
2
MULT
MULT
25
SS
46
0.6
TPC
MEX
26
SS
82
MULT
NN2
27
SS
1
47
2
PS
NN2
31
RF
2
-0.3
1
-0.2
16
0.9
5
-3.2
9
-1.7
10
-1.9
1
6
7
SS
3
-0.3
9
-0.2
32
3.1
191
-5.3
14
-2.1
10
-1.9
1
 
Team Lg Pos
2
101
5
Negro Leagues
3
-0.3
9
-0.2
32
3.1
90
-5.3
14
-2.1
10
-1.9
1
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SS
8
16
2.2
15
-2.7
3
-0.4
1
East All Stars
-
1
0.6
1
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
SS
19
2
Newark Eagles
SS
22
2
1
Alijadores de Tampico
SS
82
1
Homestead Grays
SS
1
2
Philadelphia Stars
SS
3
-0.3
1
-0.2
16
0.9
51
-3.2
9
-1.7
10
-1.9
1

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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