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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


All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
2
1940
1942
1.0
1
1942
1942
0.5
1
1942
1942
0.2
1
1946
1946
0.1
1
1942
1942
0.1
Center Field Yrs First Last
2
1940
1942
2.2
1
1940
1940
2.0
1
1941
1941
0.9
2
1939
1942
0.5
1
1940
1940
0.0

Right Field Yrs First Last
3
1940
1946
2.6
1
1941
1941
2.2
1
1942
1942
0.6
2
1942
1946
0.2
1
1942
1942
0.0
Shortstop Yrs First Last
6
1938
1946
10.9
1
1940
1940
3.2
1
1946
1946
2.2
1
1942
1942
2.0
2
1938
1942
1.4
Second Base Yrs First Last
1
1941
1941
2.3
2
1938
1941
2.2
1
1942
1942
0.7
1
1940
1940
0.6
1
1942
1942
0.5
Third Base Yrs First Last
1
1941
1941
1.5
1
1942
1942
0.9
2
1939
1940
0.8
2
1940
1942
0.5
2
1942
1946
0.5
First Base Yrs First Last
2
1940
1942
4.2
1
1946
1946
1.3
1
1941
1941
1.0
2
1940
1942
0.8
1
1942
1942
0.7
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
1
1942
1942
2.8
1
1941
1941
0.9
1
1946
1946
0.7
2
1940
1942
0.7
2
1939
1941
0.6
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1940
1940
7.5
2
1942
1946
6.3
1
1941
1941
5.9
1
1942
1942
4.9
1
1941
1941
4.3
1
1941
1941
4.1
2
1940
1942
4.1
2
1942
1946
3.8
3
1939
1942
3.0
3
1940
1946
2.7
2
1940
1942
2.7
1
1938
1938
2.2
3
1938
1940
2.1
2
1940
1942
2.1
1
1942
1942
1.4
2
1939
1940
1.4
1
1942
1942
1.4
1
1941
1941
1.0
1
1940
1940
1.0
1
1940
1940
0.9
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1942
1942
0.3
1
1941
1941
0.3
1
1940
1940
0.3
1
1940
1940
0.3
1
1940
1940
0.2
2
1942
1946
0.2
1
1938
1938
0.2
1
1942
1942
0.1
1
1940
1940
0.1
1
1946
1946
0.1
1
1940
1940
0.0
1
1942
1942
0.0
1
1940
1940
0.0
1
1940
1940
0.0
1
1938
1938
-0.2
1
1938
1938
-0.2
1
1946
1946
-0.2
2
1938
1940
-0.4
1
1938
1938
-0.5
1
1946
1946
-0.6

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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