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Steve Busby

Steven Lee Busby (Buzz)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: September 29, 1949 in Burbank, California, US
High School: Fullerton Union HS (Fullerton , CA)
School: University of Southern California (Los Angeles , CA)

Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 4th round of the 1967 MLB June Amateur Draft from Fullerton Union HS (Fullerton , CA) and the Kansas City Royals in the 2nd round of the 1971 MLB June Draft-Secondary Phase from University of Southern California (Los Angeles , CA).

Major League Stats


Minors Pitching

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
1971 21 -0.8 San Jose CALL A KCR 4 1 .800 0.68 8 7 2 2 0 40.0 31 14 3 0 14 0 50 1 0 2 1.125 7.0 0.0 3.2 11.2 3.57
1972 22 -3.3 Omaha AA AAA KCR 12 14 .462 3.19 30 30 17 2 0 217.0 197 87 77 12 64 5 221 6 0 13 1.203 8.2 0.5 2.7 9.2 3.45
1977 27 5.8 Daytona Beach FLOR A KCR 0 1 .000 15.00 1 1 0 0 0 3.0 11 5 5 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 4.000 33.0 0.0 3.0 6.0 2.00
1978 28 4.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk KCR 4 7 .364 4.56 14 14 2 0 0 79.0 85 47 40 7 32 1 41 2 1 3 1.481 9.7 0.8 3.6 4.7 1.28
1978 28 8.1 Royals GULF Rk KCR 1 0 1.000 0.00 2 2 0 0 0 13.0 7 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 0 0.538 4.8 0.0 0.0 6.2
1978 28 3.4 Omaha AA AAA KCR 3 7 .300 5.45 12 12 2 0 0 66.0 78 47 40 7 32 1 32 1 1 3 1.667 10.6 1.0 4.4 4.4 1.00
1980 30 5.5 Omaha AA AAA KCR 3 2 .600 2.48 8 8 2 1 0 58.0 45 19 16 4 28 3 29 3 1 5 1.259 7.0 0.6 4.3 4.5 1.04
5 Seasons 23 25 .479 3.20 61 60 23 5 0 397.0 369 172 141 23 139 9 343 12 2 23 1.280 8.4 0.5 3.2 7.8 2.47
Rk (1 season) Rk 1 0 1.000 0.00 2 2 0 0 0 13.0 7 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 0 0.538 4.8 0.0 0.0 6.2
A (2 seasons) A 4 2 .667 1.67 9 8 2 2 0 43.0 42 19 8 0 15 0 52 1 0 2 1.326 8.8 0.0 3.1 10.9 3.47
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 18 23 .439 3.51 50 50 21 3 0 341.0 320 153 133 23 124 9 282 10 2 21 1.302 8.4 0.6 3.3 7.4 2.27
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

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
1971 21 -0.4 San Jose CALL A KCR 16 24 21 4 7 2 0 0 6 0 0 3 7 .333 .417 .429 .845 9 0 0 0
1972 22 -2.9 Omaha AA AAA KCR 31 81 71 12 12 2 0 1 4 0 0 7 20 .169 .253 .239 .493 17 1 2 0
1977 27 5.4 Daytona Beach FLOR A KCR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk KCR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 28 8.2 Royals GULF Rk KCR 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 28 2.9 Omaha AA AAA KCR 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 30 5.2 Omaha AA AAA KCR 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 70 105 92 16 19 4 0 1 10 0 0 10 27 .207 .291 .283 .574 26 1 2 0
Rk (1 season) Rk 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (2 seasons) A 17 24 21 4 7 2 0 0 6 0 0 3 7 .333 .417 .429 .845 9 0 0 0
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 51 81 71 12 12 2 0 1 4 0 0 7 20 .169 .253 .239 .493 17 1 2 0

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1971 21 San Jose CALL A KCR P 8 8 1 6 1 0 .875 0.88
1972 22 Omaha AA AAA KCR P 30 47 12 30 5 4 .894 1.40
1977 27 Daytona Beach FLOR A KCR P 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1978 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk KCR P 14 12 4 6 2 0 .833 0.71
1978 28 Royals GULF Rk KCR P 2 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.50
1978 28 Omaha AA AAA KCR P 12 9 3 4 2 0 .778 0.58
1980 30 Omaha AA AAA KCR P 8 16 2 10 4 0 .750 1.50
5 Seasons 61 84 20 52 12 4 .857 1.18

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1971 21 San Jose Bees California League A KCR
1972 22 Omaha Royals American Association AAA KCR
1972 22 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1972-09-08 1972-10-03
1973 23 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1973-04-06 1973-09-29
1974 24 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1974-04-06 1974-09-26
1975 25 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1975-04-07 1975-09-19
1976 26 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1976-04-18 1976-07-06
1977 27 Daytona Beach Islanders Florida State League A KCR
1978 28 GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Rk KCR
1978 28 Omaha Royals American Association AAA KCR
1978 28 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1978-04-09 1978-09-30
1979 29 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1979-04-21 1979-09-14
1980 30 Omaha Royals American Association AAA KCR
1980 30 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1980-04-15 1980-08-26

Sabr ID: c405380b

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