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Charles Lorenzo Chatham
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 5", Weight 150 lb.
- Debut June 1, 1930
- Final Game June 13, 1931
- Born December 25, 1901 in West, TX USA
- Died December 15, 1975 in Waco, TX USA
 Biographical Information
Buster Chatham managed minor league teams in three different seasons. While still a player, he was the manager, for the first part of the 1942 season, of the Pensacola Pilots in the Southeastern League. He then managed the Waco Pirates in the 1948, their first season as a Pittsburgh Pirates farm team. He returned to the helm of the Waco franchise at the beginning of 1953. A tornado destroyed the team's ballpark early in the season and the team finished out the season in Longview, TX.
 Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1942||Pensacola Pilots||Southeastern League||--||--||replaced by Jake Baker|
|1948||Waco Pirates||Big State League||82-64||3rd||Lost in 1st round|
|1953||Waco Pirates / Longview Pirates||Big State League||77-68||4th|