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Jim BusbyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1950-1962 MLB Years: 1950-1962
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PositionsOF-1280, C-1, 3B-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Franklin Busby
Height6-1Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 8,1927PlaceKenedy,Texas
Death DateJuly 8,1996 [69.181]
CollegeTexas Christian University (Fort Worth,TX)
MLB DebutApril 23,1950 [23.105]
OrganizationsBAL [4] CHA [4] WS1 [4] CLE [2] BOS [1] HOU [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-9
TBC Player ID9464Retrosheet IDbusbj101MLBAM ID111784
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed81Power40Contact61XBH40RBIs37Runs71Hitting59Durability67Team.495Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1950Chicago White SoxALMLBcha47of2318485100004021501001.208.224.208.43210050.233.000-.021.2052.0010.005.000.000.000.00
1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3of241434775913515256826114046430015.283.344.354.69816922524.305.071.187.3287.638.781.150.9595.4016.30
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3of251639550000022702001.128.171.128.2995043.156.000.000.1494.6516.283.500.000.000.00
1952Washington Senators IALMLBws114of2512951258125244247562248480011.244.281.318.59916330546.266.074.115.2804.038.792.180.37256.0024.00
1952Totals for AL-AL         145551631302442475824554100012.236.273.305.57816830589.259.069.107.2704.079.342.290.34275.5023.08
1953Washington Senators IALMLBws17of2615058668183287682136384547008.312.358.415.77324341635.331.103.179.3535.987.091.180.9497.6722.40
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws17of2715562883187227780172435635708.298.342.389.73124436686.315.091.183.3356.278.161.301.0289.7119.25
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws14of284719123446261450132204014.230.279.377.6567214208.233.147.241.2946.2510.581.692.8831.8331.82
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha5of2899337388213412773253706206.243.294.315.60910618370.269.072.157.2806.7610.001.480.27337.0021.95
1955Totals for AL-AL         1465286112619674112338590102110.239.289.337.62617832578.256.098.188.2856.5710.211.551.2175.4325.40
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31of29135494721161731250834347450213.235.301.354.65517532546.239.119.217.2977.888.611.092.2041.1727.59
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31of3030749142124011803003.189.200.324.52424578.188.135.135.2301.2810.268.002.5637.0035.71
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23of3086288317210131963233606203.250.304.323.6279314319.275.073.163.2857.2111.291.570.9496.0019.44
1957Totals for AL-AL         116362408612252364244409206.238.284.323.60711719397.257.085.157.2756.0511.081.831.2672.4022.09
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33of3111321532517231964243731202.237.320.330.6507112245.271.093.214.2989.8015.101.541.2271.6723.53
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7of3261102162380150151811103.225.266.333.599349110.262.108.147.2684.5516.363.600.91102.0039.13
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal16of337915925417101223201404014.258.341.314.655508183.283.056.176.30310.937.650.700.000.0019.51
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal16of347589152331062081001101.258.316.315.63128499.288.057.169.2898.0810.101.250.000.0017.39
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou4of351511220001012300000.182.308.182.4902013.250.000.091.24815.3823.081.500.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter13514250541111316235484389748310439235715483.262.314.350.66414892454655.282.088.173.0006.669.431.421.0388.5422.01
Washington Senators I Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4811917232539802021223401411617111247131.281.325.377.7027221212075.299.096.170.0005.598.241.471.0191.2922.45
Chicago White Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter276901107232286699331868954122023.257.312.322.63429040987.282.065.156.0006.899.631.400.61150.1717.24
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter353751103187275656161075973125110.249.318.322.64024238846.277.073.181.0008.8711.471.290.71125.1720.32
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter165568811301941454844455480216.229.289.350.63919937624.232.121.206.0007.058.811.252.2440.5728.46
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter61102162380150151811103.225.266.333.599349110.262.108.147.0004.5516.363.600.91102.0039.13
Houston Colt 45s Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1511220001012300000.182.308.182.4902013.250.000.091.00015.3823.081.500.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162510651331946531263753372010.262.314.350.66417929558.282.088.173.0006.669.431.421.0388.5422.01

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1950Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23OF12--252112827.9642.25------1866.77.8
1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24OF139--3601674383376.9822.71------14397.290.3
1952Washington Senators IALMLBws125OF128--43043-437434.9933.39------12999.283.1
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25OF16--42---42421.0002.63------16100.010.4
1953Washington Senators IALMLBws126OF150--4821564503497.9883.31------150100.098.7
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws127OF155--491661503497.9883.21------155100.0100.6
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28OF99--243643253249.9842.52------99100.064.3
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws128OF47--13211-134133.9932.83------47100.030.5
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29OF133--34434-351347.9892.61------13598.586.4
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30OF85--233841245241.9842.84------8698.855.9
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30OF26--441114645.9781.73------3086.717.0
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31OF103--19611-198197.9951.91------11391.267.3
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal313B1---------------1130.90.7
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32OF34--4911-5150.9801.47------6155.722.1
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33OF71--133221137135.9851.90------7989.946.1
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33OF1---------------10.00.6
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34OF71--7621-7978.9871.10------7594.743.8
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou35OF10--4---441.0000.40------1566.76.3
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou35C1---------------156.70.6
MLB Totals for OF - 13 season(s)-   OF1280--328468421633943352.9882.62------12800.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1950Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23---------12-
1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24---------139-
1952Washington Senators IALMLBws125---------128-
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25---------16-
1953Washington Senators IALMLBws126---------150-
1954Washington Senators IALMLBws127---------155-
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28---------99-
1955Washington Senators IALMLBws128---------47-
1956Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29---------133-
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30---------85-
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30---------26-
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31-----1---103-
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32---------34-
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33---------71-
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33---------1-
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34---------71-
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou35-1-------10-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal34Assistant Coach1629567.58614.03Paul Richards,Lum Harris
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBMLBhou35Third Base Coach1606496.40036.58Harry Craft
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBMLBhou35Assistant Coach1606496.40036.58Harry Craft
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBMLBhou36Third Base Coach1626696.40733.09Harry Craft
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBMLBhou37Third Base Coach1626696.40727.09Harry Craft
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou38Third Base Coach1626597.40132.09Lum Harris
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou39Third Base Coach1627290.44423.08Grady Hatton
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou40Third Base Coach1626993.42632.59Grady Hatton
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl41Third Base Coach1628181.50016.05Lum Harris
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl42Third Base Coach1629369.574--1Lum HarrisLost NLCS (Mets)
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl43Third Base Coach1627686.46926.05Lum Harris
1971Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl44Third Base Coach1628280.5068.03Lum Harris
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl45Third Base Coach1547084.45525.04Eddie Mathews,Lum Harris
1973Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl46Third Base Coach1617685.47222.55Eddie Mathews
1974Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl47Third Base Coach1628874.54314.03Eddie Mathews,Clyde King
1975Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl48Third Base Coach1616794.41640.55Connie Ryan,Clyde King
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha49Third Base Coach1616497.39825.56Paul Richards
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea50Third Base Coach1626498.39538.06Darrell Johnson
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea51Third Base Coach16056104.35035.07Darrell Johnson
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1962-01-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1961-10-09Released by Orioles. 
1961-01-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1960-10-13Released by Orioles. 
1960-06-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1960-04-26Released by Red Sox. 
1958-12-15TradeTraded by Orioles to Red Sox for Billy Klaus. 
1957-06-13TradeTraded by Indians to Orioles for Dick Williams. 
1955-10-25TradeTraded by White Sox with Chico Carrasquel to Indians for Larry Doby. 
1955-06-07TradeTraded by Senators to White Sox for Bob Chakales, Clint Courtney and Johnny Groth. 
1952-05-03TradeTraded by White Sox with Mel Hoderlein to Senators for Sam Mele. 
1948-06-07ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.