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Jim Busby
James Franklin Busby

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 1", Weight 175 lb.
School Texas Christian

MLB Debut April 23, 1950
Final Game July 8, 1962
Born January 8, 1927 in Kenedy, TX
Died July 8, 1996 (age 69)

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   OPS+   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1950 23 PHA AL   35   44    7    6   1   0   0    0   0   0    2    5  .136  .174  .159  .333    43     7   0   0   0   0   0  
 1951 24 PHA AL   48  187   37   70   4   1   5   25  12   0   19   21  .374  .430  .487  .917   124    91   4   1   1   0   5  
         CHA AL   94  339   41  101   8   2   6   42  14   2   24   39  .298  .344  .386  .731   104   131  12   6   0   3  11  
         TOT     142  526   78  171  12   3  11   67  26   2   43   60  .325  .375  .422  .797         222  16   7   1   3  16 
 1952 25 CHA AL   33   88   12   22   2   1   0   10   1   2    2    9  .250  .272  .295  .567    82    26   2   1   0   1   3  
 1953 26 CHA AL  146  638  105  194  36   5  10   69  26   9   45   70  .304  .348  .423  .771   109   270   7   4   8   0  15  MVP-10
 1954 27 CHA AL  154  609   96  169  20  11   7   63   5   0   40   59  .278  .326  .381  .707    99   232  35   5   1   6   8  
 1955 28 WAA AL   82   83   19   19   3   1   2    9   3   0    2   11  .229  .247  .361  .609    84    30   2   0   0   0   4  
 1956 29 BAA AL  147  554   57  114  13   2  18   64   8   1   34   43  .206  .259  .334  .593    82   185   3   1   2   6  12  
 1957 30 WAA AL  127  398   38   91  16   3   5   40   8   2   23   75  .229  .271  .322  .593    84   128   9   5   0   2   6  
 1958 31 WAA AL   98  233   22   54   4   1   5   15   9   2   25   52  .232  .312  .322  .633    91    75   6   0   0   2   5  
 1959 32 SFN NL   21   31    3   13   3   0   0    5   0   0    4    4  .419  .486  .516 1.002   141    16   0   0   0   0   1  
 1960 33 BAA AL   63  151   16   39   9   1   0   10   4   3   24   13  .258  .360  .331  .691    99    50   3   0   0   0   3  
 1961 34 BAA AL    2    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000  .000  .000  .000     0     0   0   0   0   0   1  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 12 Seasons     1050 3357  453  892 119  28  58  352  90  21  244  402  .266  .317  .370  .687        1241  83  23  12  20  74
 Per 600 PA           540   73  144  19   5   9   57  14   3   39   65                                 200  13   4   2   3  12
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
   With CHA      427 1674  254  486  66  19  23  184  46  13  111  177  .290  .335  .394  .729         659  56  16   9  10  37
   With WAA      307  714   79  164  23   5  12   64  20   4   50  138  .230  .282  .326  .608         233  17   5   0   4  15
   With BAA      212  707   73  153  22   3  18   74  12   4   58   57  .216  .281  .332  .613         235   6   1   2   6  16
   With PHA       83  231   44   76   5   1   5   25  12   0   21   26  .329  .383  .424  .808          98   4   1   1   0   5
   With SFN       21   31    3   13   3   0   0    5   0   0    4    4  .419  .486  .516 1.002          16   0   0   0   0   1
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 MLB Totals     1352 4250  541 1113 162  35  48  438  97  48  310  439  .262  .314  .350  .665        1489  57  15   4  23  83
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1950 23 PHA AL  37    1    .9  11   1   0  .091   0    3    3 1.000    0    0  .000  OF   3(-2)e16 -100   
 1951 24 PHA AL  22   41   8.8   3   1   0  .333   5   29   24  .828    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e8   219   
         CHA AL  30   46   4.6   0   0   0  .000   6   48   41  .854    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e8    33   
         TOT                     3   1   0  .333  11   77   65  .844    0    0  .000
 1952 25 CHA AL  22    6   2.2   5   2   0  .400   0   14   12  .857    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e3   -11   
 1953 26 CHA AL  30   92   5.2   0   0   0  .000   9   83   71  .855    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e6    -2   
 1954 27 CHA AL  28   79   4.4   0   0   0  .000   2   65   65 1.000    0    0  .000  OF   1(-1)e6   -24   
 1955 28 WAA AL  26    6   2.5  20   5   1  .250   0   10   10 1.000    0    0  .000  OF   1(-1)e6   -17   
 1956 29 BAA AL  22   47   2.8   3   0   0  .000   9   60   50  .833    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e5   -63   
 1957 30 WAA AL  10   36   3.0   4   0   0  .000   5   55   46  .836    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e7   -14   
 1958 31 WAA AL  54   24   3.5  10   3   0  .300   1   36   33  .917    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e1   -16   
 1959 32 SFN NL  43    7  11.1   0   0   0  .000   1    4    3  .750    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e7   402   
 1960 33 BAA AL  43   19   4.3  10   1   0  .100   2   17   13  .765    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e7    36   
 1961 34 BAA AL  50    0   -.0   2   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e6  -631   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 12 Seasons          409   4.1  68  13   1  .191  40  424  371  .875    0    0  .000                   1   0
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 11.5 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 19.0 (Likely HOFer ~ 100)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO     A     E   DP    FP    GS    Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
 1950 23 PHA AL  RF     9    13     0    0    0  1.000     8    68.0   1.72
                 LF     2     1     0    0    0  1.000     0     2.2   3.37
                 SS     1     0     0    0    0   .000     0     1.0   0.00
                 2B     1     0     0    0    0   .000     0     1.0   0.00
 1951 24 PHA AL  CF    41   111     4    5    0   .958    36   339.0   3.05
         CHA AL  CF   100   196    11    6    1   .972    92   828.2   2.25
                 RF     3     0     0    0    0   .000     0     5.0   0.00
 1952 25 CHA AL  CF    33    46     2    0    0  1.000    20   209.2   2.06
 1953 26 CHA AL  CF   145   334    30    9    2   .976   145  1308.2   2.50
 1954 27 CHA AL  CF   154   408    19    2    0   .995   154  1370.0   2.81  GG
 1955 28 WAA AL  CF    16    33     2    0    1  1.000    14   112.2   2.80
                 RF    34    11     0    0    0  1.000     0    60.2   1.63
                 LF     1     1     0    0    0  1.000     0      .2  13.50
 1956 29 BAA AL  CF   144   377    22    9    5   .978   139  1262.0   2.85
 1957 30 WAA AL  CF   108   226    17    5    1   .980   105   923.1   2.37
                 RF     6     4     1    0    1  1.000     0    13.0   3.46
                 LF     4     0     0    0    0   .000     0     8.0   0.00
 1958 31 WAA AL  CF    52    78    15    0    1  1.000    33   319.1   2.62
                 RF    27    58     4    1    2   .984    26   225.0   2.48
                 LF     5     5     0    0    0  1.000     0     9.2   4.66
                 3B     1     0     1    0    0  1.000     0     2.0   4.50
 1959 32 SFN NL  LF    16    23     0    1    0   .958     5    65.2   3.15
                 RF     2     0     0    0    0   .000     1    11.0   0.00
 1960 33 BAA AL  CF    50   110     6    2    1   .983    42   372.1   2.80
 1961 34 BAA AL  CF     1     2     0    0    0  1.000     0     2.0   9.00
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
                               CAREER TOTALS BY POSITION
                 CF   844  1921   128   38   12   .982   780  7047.2   2.62
                 RF    81    86     5    1    3   .989    35   382.2   2.14
                 LF    28    30     0    1    0   .968     5    86.2   3.12
                 3B     1     0     1    0    0  1.000     0     2.0   4.50
                 2B     1     0     0    0    0   .000     0     1.0   0.00
                 SS     1     0     0    0    0   .000     0     1.0   0.00
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1953 WS    CHA BRN   W    7  30  3  6  1  2  1   3  2  5  .200  .242  .467  0
 1954 WS    CHA BRN   W    7  31  6 14  1  0  1   2  2  4  .452  .485  .581  1
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1950  PHA   67-87   Drew Kennedy
 1951  PHA   84-70   Drew Kennedy
 1951  CHA   86-68   Robert Rescigno
 1952  CHA  101-53   Robert Rescigno
 1953  CHA  108-46   Robert Rescigno
 1954  CHA   93-61   Robert Rescigno
 1955  WAA   66-88   Larry Cupp
 1956  BAA   63-91   Pat Carr
 1957  WAA   55-99   Larry Cupp
 1958  WAA   42-112  Larry Cupp
 1959  SFN   90-64   Larry Reeves
 1960  BAA   63-91   Rob Tomlinson
 1961  BAA   76-78   Rob Tomlinson

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