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Buzz Clarkson

James Buster Clarkson (Bus)
also knows as Bus Clarkson

Positions: Third Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: March 13, 1915 in Hopkins, South Carolina, United States
Died: January 18, 1989 in Jeannette, Pennsylvania, United States
School: Wilberforce University (Wilberforce, OH)

Major League Stats

Register 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
1938 23 Pittsburgh NNL NgM
1938 23 Pittsburgh NNL NgM
1939 24 Toledo NAL NgM
1939 24 Toledo NAL NgM
1940 25 25.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs NgM 103 94 22 32 4 1 7 31 2 9 59 0
1940 25 Nuevo Laredo MEX Ind
1940 25 Newark NNL NgM
1940 25 Toledo/Indianapolis NAL NgM
1940 25 Newark NNL NgM
1940 25 Toledo/Indianapolis NAL NgM
1941 26 2.0 Tampico MEX Ind
1942 27 Philadelphia NNL NgM
1942 27 Philadelphia NNL NgM
1946 31 11.3 Veracruz MEX Ind
1946 31 Philadelphia NNL NgM
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
1946 31 Philadelphia NNL NgM
1947 32 12.0 Veracruz MEX Ind
1948 33 5.5 St. Jean PROV Ind 88 299 122 14 1 31 .408 .773 231
1949 34 Philadelphia NAL NgM
1949 34 Philadelphia NAL NgM
1950 35 7.5 Milwaukee AA AAA BSN 59 233 205 34 62 11 1 7 33 0 26 30 .302 .384 .468 .852 96 6 1 1
1951 36 8.5 Milwaukee AA AAA BSN 97 335 283 52 97 12 4 5 49 6 43 29 .343 .440 .466 .906 132 8 6 3
1952 37 9.6 Milwaukee AA AAA BSN 74 299 242 49 77 14 2 12 68 10 56 27 .318 .448 .541 .989 131 6 1 0
1952 37 8.7 BSN NL MLB BSN 14 28 25 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 .200 .286 .200 .486 5 0 0 0
1953 38 10.2 Dallas TL AA 137 553 445 91 147 32 1 18 87 11 5 100 51 .330 .459 .528 .987 235 6 2
1954 39 11.1 2 Teams TL AA CHC 157 656 543 109 176 21 2 42 135 7 2 104 48 .324 .440 .602 1.042 327 8 1 0
1954 39 11.1 Beaumont TL AA CHC
1954 39 11.1 Dallas TL AA
1955 40 10.5 Los Angeles PCL Opn CHC 100 357 316 40 93 8 0 13 46 1 34 28 .294 .366 .443 .809 140 11 3 2 2
1956 41 15.3 3 Teams 3 Lgs A-AA-Opn CHC 116 402 353 26 95 16 0 18 19 1 0 42 18 .269 .467 165 1 6 1 0
1956 41 12.7 Los Angeles PCL Opn CHC 8 18 11 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 .273 .529 .364 .893 4 1 2 1 0
1956 41 16.1 Des Moines WL A CHC 60 205 57 11 0 13 .278 .522 107
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
1956 41 14.4 Tulsa TL AA CHC 48 179 137 24 35 4 0 5 19 1 0 38 14 .255 .430 .394 .824 54 4 0 0
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 740 2835 2387 401 747 114 10 115 437 36 7 405 231 .313 .514 1226 32 31 10 2
NLB (6 seasons) NLB 471 451 88 143 21 4 18 103 8 20 226 0
Foreign (4 seasons) Foreign
All Levels (16 Seasons) 842 3633 3162 492 1017 149 15 164 541 44 7 428 234 1688 32 31 10 2
Opn (2 seasons) Minors 108 375 327 42 96 9 0 13 46 1 38 32 .294 .374 .440 .814 144 12 5 3 2
AA (3 seasons) Minors 342 1388 1125 224 358 57 3 65 241 19 7 242 113 .318 .446 .548 .994 616 18 3 0
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 230 867 730 135 236 37 7 24 150 16 125 86 .323 .428 .492 .919 359 20 8 4
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1950 35 Milwaukee AA AAA BSN 3B 58 132 37 90 5 5 .962 2.19
1951 36 Milwaukee AA AAA BSN SS 73 336 128 197 11 32 .967 4.45
1952 37 Milwaukee AA AAA BSN 3B 19 62 19 38 5 5 .919 3.00
1952 37 Milwaukee AA AAA BSN SS 48 214 79 127 8 24 .963 4.29
1952 37 BSN NL MLB BSN 3B 2 18.0 8 2 5 1 0 .875 3.50 3.50
1952 37 BSN NL MLB BSN SS 6 30.0 16 9 6 1 0 .938 4.50 2.50
1953 38 Dallas TL AA 3B 128 431 115 294 22 23 .949 3.20
1954 39 2 Teams TL AA CHC 3B 72 220 71 137 12 11 .945 2.89
1954 39 2 Teams TL AA CHC SS 77 357 116 223 18 31 .950 4.40
1954 39 Beaumont TL AA CHC
1954 39 Beaumont TL AA CHC
1954 39 Dallas TL AA
1954 39 Dallas TL AA
1955 40 Los Angeles PCL Opn CHC 3B 90 206 54 146 6 12 .971 2.22
1956 41 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-Opn CHC 3B 47 142 28 107 7 11 .951 2.87
1956 41 Los Angeles PCL Opn CHC 3B 4 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.75
1956 41 Tulsa TL AA CHC 3B 43 139 28 104 7 11 .950 3.07
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 3B 414 1193 324 812 57 67 .952 2.74
Minors (3 seasons) Minors SS 198 907 323 547 37 87 .959 4.39
All Levels (6 Seasons) 3B 416 18.0 1201 326 817 58 67 .952 3.50 2.75
All Levels (3 Seasons) SS 204 30.0 923 332 553 38 87 .959 4.50 4.34
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: aa9ce824

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