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Jim Busby
James Franklin Busby

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

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

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   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    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   91   4   1   1   0   5  MVP-22
         CHA AL   94  339   41  101   8   2   6   42  14   2   24   39  .298  .344  .386  .731  131  12   6   0   3  11  MVP-22
         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   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  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  232  35   5   1   6   8  MVP-14
 1955 28 WAA AL   82   83   19   19   3   1   2    9   3   0    2   11  .229  .247  .361  .609   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  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  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   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   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   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   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 162 games        518   70  138  18   4   9   54  14   3   38   62                          191  13   4   2   3  11
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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)


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
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

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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