Steven Lee Busby
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 205 lb.
Born: September 29, 1949 in Burbank, CA
High School: Fullerton HS (Fullerton, CA) School: University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) by the Drafted Kansas City Royals in the 2nd round of the 1971 amateur draft (June Secondary).
( All Transactions) Debut: September 8, 1972 (Age 22)
vs. MIN 9.0 IP, 5 H, 7 SO, 2 BB, 2 ER, W Team: Royals 1972-1980 Final Game: August 26, 1980 (Age 30)
Relatives: Cousin of Jim Busby
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News -- August 2013
8/26 Nolan Writin': Leave Yu Darvish Alone, Part Two: Admittedly, I have spent a healthy amount of time — more than usual, though that isn’t saying much — thinking ... News -- April 2013
4/27 Baseball de World: Today in Baseball History – April 27: April 27, 1944 Jim Tobin tosses a no-hitter for the Braves against the Dodgers, and he hits a home run. April 27, 1968 Tom Phoebus ... News -- February 2013
2/20 Kings of Kauffman: How Royals Hall Of Famers Fared In Cooperstown Balloting: I originally intended to post this article the day before the BBWAA unleashed their righteous fury on steroid users and everyone ...
2/14 Billy-Ball.com: 19 Wins Are the New 20: Stop looking for 20 wins for your top pitchers. They are rare and becoming rarer. Over the last five seasons, there have been ...
2/5 Venom Strikes: Sadly, Brandon Webb Retires: The week before pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training should be a happy time for all baseball fans. Our favorite ... News -- January 2013
1/16 For Baseball Junkies: Royals All-Time Team v.2012: Today, we're taking a look at the Royals All-Time team, version 2012. As part of our roster re-vamping, we had to add an ... News -- September 2012
9/23 Kings of Kauffman: Royals Starting Pitcher Debuts Through the Years: Pre-Jake Odorizzi Edition: On September 23, 1970 a scowling lefty took the mound for the Kansas City Royals to make his major league debut. After seven innings, ... News -- August 2012
8/12 Kings of Kauffman: Finding Royals Fame: I think one of the things you have to do as a fan when your team stinks is look at the glory days and remember when things were ... News -- May 2012
5/23 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Kansas City Royals: We finish the 1969 round of expansion with the Kansas City Royals. Just as a reminder, we’re trying to figure out which ... News -- March 2012
3/23 High Heat Stats: All-time Wins leaders by team among single-franchise pitchers: Here are the franchise leaders for most wins by pitchers who pitched for only that franchise. Eat your heart out, Mets fans. Diamondbacks ...
3/22 High Heat Stats: All-time Wins leaders by team among single-franchise pitchers: Here are the franchise leaders for most wins by pitchers who pitched for only that franchise. Eat your heart out, Mets fans. Diamondbacks ... News -- September 2011
9/3 B-R Blog: Winning 15+ Games In 1st Or 2nd Season Since 1973: Which pitchers won 15 games or more during their first or second major league season since 1973? Here is the list - Rk Player ... News -- August 2011
8/19 i70baseball.com: Royals Five Year Bests: PitchersLooking at the top Royals pitchers by WAR by five year periods .
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7/12 PaulLebowitz.com: Brandon Webb’s Flash Of Greatness: Brandon Webb‘s career may be over. An examination of Webb’s surgically repaired right shoulder revealed “changes” ... News -- May 2011
5/26 B-R Blog: 1977 Topps #534 Paul Splittorff: Paul Splittorff of the Royals has died at the age of 64. He is the Royals' all-time leader in Wins: Rank Player Wins IP 1. Paul ...
5/7 B-R Blog: Justin Verlander joins the short list of pitchers with multiple no-hitters: Pitchers since 1919 with more than one complete game allowing no hits: Rk Player #Matching W L W-L% ERA GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR ...
5/4 The Captain's Blog: Easy as 123? Liriano No-Hits ChiSox, but Pitch Count Could Be Cause for Concern: Only days before Francisco Liriano pitched a no-hitter against the White Sox, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire admitted that the team ... News -- April 2011
4/23 B-R Blog: Anibal Sanchez nearly pitches the FIFTH no-hitter in Marlins history: Anibal Sanchez got pretty close to pitching another no-hitter last night. A few thoughts on that: I was amazed to hear that this ...
4/14 B-R Blog: Unlikely No-Hit Pitchers: One of the fun new things we can do with the PI is to sort the results of a game-finder search by a season finder. Here are all ... News -- March 2011
3/16 Royally Speaking: Opening day pitching performances: Spring training is winding down and we're just a little over two weeks away from opening day and Luke Hochevar's first start ... News -- December 2010
12/28 PaulLebowitz.com: Ambiguity And Brandon Webb: Rangers sign Brandon Webb, but are they getting “Brandon Webb“? There’s absolutely no risk and a massive reward ... News -- June 2010
6/18 B-R Blog: Games Scores > 63 in first 3 starts of a career: Stephen Strasburg, if I did my math correctly, earned himself another 75 Game Score tonight, giving him two 75's sandwiching a ...
6/18 B-R Blog: Young & Hot: Phil Hughes, who is 24 this season, has 6 starts this year so far (within the Yankees first 65 games) where he's gone 6+ IP and ...
6/13 B-R Blog: Drew Storen, National hero: Stephen Strasburg just got a huge boost from Drew Storen, who relieved Strasburg with the bases loaded and registered two outs ...