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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


Teams
Team Lg Pos
NN2
23
3B
4
28
26
1
.519
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NN2
24
SS
6
4
6
1
.400
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
NAL
24
2B
3
9
11
1
.450
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH)
NAL
25
SS
7
6
19
0
.240
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
NN2
25
SS
3
26
22
1
.542
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
EWA
25
SS
1
1
0
0
1.000
No Home Ballpark
MEX
25
SS
6
30
48
0
.385
Parque del BĂ©isbol La Junta (Nuevo Laredo, TM, Mexico)
MEX
26
SS
3
52
49
0
.515
Parque Alijadores (Tampico, TM, Mexico)
NN2
27
LF
3
36
33
3
.522
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
NN2
27
SS
4
29
33
2
.468
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
NN2
27
SS
1
64
23
3
.736
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
31
RF
5
33
38
4
.465
44th & Parkside (Philadelphia, PA), Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
6
7
SS
318
308
16
.508
1
0
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Pittsburgh Crawfords
SS
47
62
3
.431
0
0
1
La Junta de Nuevo Laredo I
SS
30
48
0
.385
0
0
1
East All Stars
-
1
0
0
1.000
0
0
2
Newark Eagles
SS
62
55
4
.530
0
0
1
Alijadores de Tampico
SS
52
49
0
.515
0
0
1
Homestead Grays
SS
64
23
3
.736
1
0
2
Philadelphia Stars
SS
62
71
6
.466
0
0

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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, 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