Buster Adams

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Buster Adams
Born: (1915-06-24)June 24, 1915
Trinidad, Colorado
Died: September 1, 1990(1990-09-01) (aged 75)
Rancho Mirage, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 27, 1939, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 21, 1947, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Batting average .266
Home runs 50
Runs batted in 249

Elvin Clark "Buster" Adams (June 24, 1915 – September 1, 1990) was a major league outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies in 1939 and between 1943 and 1947.

He made his major league debut on April 27, 1939 for the Cardinals, but appeared in only two games that season. He would return to the majors with the Cardinals in 1943, playing in eight games before being traded to the Phillies. He played the rest of that season, all of 1944, and the first 14 games of 1945 with the Phillies, and was then traded back to the Cardinals. Adams put together his best season with the Cardinals in 1945 and finished 18th in voting for the MVP Award. He also played 1946 with the Cardinals and 1947 with the Phillies.

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