Jim Busby

Jim Busby

Regular

primary position

Center Field

primary team

Washington Senators

playing career

1950—1962

nickname

Born

January 8, 1927, in Kenedy, TX

died

July 8, 1996, in Augusta, GA, USA

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-1 / 175
Average HOF CF
Hitting
40
Power
40
Running
60
Fielding
70
Throwing
60
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Busby hit .359 against Bob Feller
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
Not in our database
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-23-1950
FINAL GAME
7-8-1962
CAREER AGE
23-35
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

12.9

career value

WAR7

14.4

long peak

WAR5C

10.3

prime

WAR3

10.3

short peak
Average HOF CF

71.3

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF CF

44.2

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

32.3

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

22.0

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

111.2

career value

WIN shares 7

124.1

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

88.7

short peak
Average HOF CF

373.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF CF

214.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

153.7

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

102.8

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#11

1950—1962

All-Time

NR

POsition Players
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BILL JAMES POSITION
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BILL JAMES TOP 100
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HALL OF STATS POSITION
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JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
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JAWS POSITION
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JAWS TOP 100
.262
Batting Average
.314
On-Base Percentage
.350
Slugging Percentage
6
home runs per season
12
Stolen Bases per season