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Don Buford

Don Alvin Buford

Positions: Outfielder, Third Baseman and Second Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 7", Weight: 160 lb.

Born: February 2, 1937 in Linden, Texas, US
High School: Susan Miller Dorsey HS (Los Angeles, CA)
Schools: Los Angeles City College (Los Angeles, CA), University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

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Minors Batting

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Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1960 23 0.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-AAA CHW 138 576 474 89 136 22 8 7 58 39 0 94 88 .287 .408 .411 .820 195 4 3 1 4
1960 23 0.6 Lincoln IIIL B CHW 120 531 433 83 125 21 8 7 53 36 91 82 .289 .416 .423 .839 183 4 2 1 4
1960 23 -4.9 San Diego PCL AAA CHW 18 45 41 6 11 1 0 0 5 3 0 3 6 .268 .318 .293 .611 12 0 1 0
1961 24 0.0 Charleston SALL A CHW 132 592 496 76 117 18 7 7 27 19 78 100 .236 .345 .343 .688 170 7 7 4 5
1962 25 1.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA CHW 123 547 445 102 138 23 5 6 44 19 97 54 .310 .432 .425 .857 189 0 3 2 8
1962 25 1.7 Savannah/Lynchburg SALL A CHW 111 512 418 100 135 22 5 6 43 18 91 45 .323 .443 .443 .886 185 0 2 1 6
1962 25 -1.6 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW 12 35 27 2 3 1 0 0 1 1 6 9 .111 .265 .148 .413 4 0 1 1 2
1963 26 -0.4 Indianapolis IL AAA CHW 152 691 613 114 206 41 3 9 53 42 24 67 81 .336 .406 .457 .863 280 7 2 2
4 Seasons 545 2406 2028 381 597 104 23 29 182 119 24 336 323 .294 .398 .411 .809 834 18 15 9 17
A (2 seasons) A 243 1104 914 176 252 40 12 13 70 37 169 145 .276 .391 .388 .779 355 7 9 5 11
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 182 771 681 122 220 43 3 9 59 46 24 76 96 .323 .395 .435 .830 296 7 4 3 2
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Pitching

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Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1962 25 2.0 Savannah/Lynchburg SALL A CHW 0 0 27.00 1 0 0 0 1.0 4 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.000 36.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
1 Season 0 0 27.00 1 0 0 0 1.0 4 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.000 36.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

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Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1960 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-AAA CHW OF 129 285 259 11 15 1 .947 2.09
1960 23 Lincoln IIIL B CHW OF 115 262 241 9 12 1 .954 2.17
1960 23 San Diego PCL AAA CHW OF 14 23 18 2 3 0 .870 1.43
1961 24 Charleston SALL A CHW OF 132 310 284 19 7 1 .977 2.30
1962 25 Savannah/Lynchburg SALL A CHW OF 67 137 124 12 1 5 .993 2.03
1962 25 Savannah/Lynchburg SALL A CHW 3B 43 131 47 67 17 6 .870 2.65
1962 25 Savannah/Lynchburg SALL A CHW P 1 0.00
1963 26 Indianapolis IL AAA CHW 3B 143 424 113 293 18 27 .958 2.84
1963 26 Chicago AL MLB CHW 3B 9 22 10 11 1 1 .955 2.33
1963 26 Chicago AL MLB CHW 2B 2 5 3 1 1 0 .800 2.00
1964 27 Chicago AL MLB CHW 3B 37 96 30 63 3 5 .969 2.51
1964 27 Chicago AL MLB CHW 2B 92 407 196 198 13 60 .968 4.28
1965 28 Chicago AL MLB CHW 3B 41 73 13 59 1 9 .986 1.76
1965 28 Chicago AL MLB CHW 2B 139 696 326 357 13 93 .981 4.91
1966 29 Chicago AL MLB CHW OF 11 14 13 1 0 0 1.000 1.27
1966 29 Chicago AL MLB CHW RF 3 0.00
1966 29 Chicago AL MLB CHW LF 8 0.00
1966 29 Chicago AL MLB CHW 3B 133 425 98 301 26 24 .939 3.00
1966 29 Chicago AL MLB CHW 2B 37 177 88 81 8 18 .955 4.57
1967 30 Chicago AL MLB CHW OF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1967 30 Chicago AL MLB CHW LF 1 0.00
1967 30 Chicago AL MLB CHW 3B 121 364 95 250 19 16 .948 2.85
1967 30 Chicago AL MLB CHW 2B 51 209 102 99 8 30 .962 3.94
1968 31 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 65 134 130 4 0 0 1.000 2.06
1968 31 Baltimore AL MLB BAL RF 2 0.00
1968 31 Baltimore AL MLB BAL CF 41 0.00
1968 31 Baltimore AL MLB BAL LF 27 0.00
1968 31 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1968 31 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 2B 58 224 109 107 8 22 .964 3.72
1969 32 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 128 239 228 7 4 1 .983 1.84
1969 32 Baltimore AL MLB BAL LF 128 0.00
1969 32 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 3B 6 15 5 10 0 2 1.000 2.50
1969 32 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 2B 10 45 22 21 2 2 .956 4.30
1970 33 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 130 237 221 13 3 3 .987 1.80
1970 33 Baltimore AL MLB BAL LF 130 0.00
1970 33 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 3B 3 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.00
1970 33 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 2B 3 7 2 4 1 0 .857 2.00
1971 34 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 115 226 217 6 3 0 .987 1.94
1971 34 Baltimore AL MLB BAL RF 1 0.00
1971 34 Baltimore AL MLB BAL LF 114 0.00
1972 35 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 105 181 173 6 2 1 .989 1.70
1972 35 Baltimore AL MLB BAL RF 1 0.00
1972 35 Baltimore AL MLB BAL LF 104 0.00
4 Seasons 515 1287 827 402 58 40 .955 2.39
OF (3 seasons) B OF 328 732 667 42 23 7 .969 2.16
3B (2 seasons) A 3B 186 555 160 360 35 33 .937 2.80
P (1 season) A P 1 0.00
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
2003 66 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 1 of 1 63 23 40 .365
2004 67 Aberdeen NYPL A- BAL 1 of 1 75 35 40 .467
2006 69 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC 1 of 2 137 71 66 .518
3 Seasons 275 129 146 .469

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Sabr ID: b047570e

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