January 8, 1927|
|Died: July 8, 1996
|April 23, 1950, for the Chicago White Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 8, 1962, for the Houston Colt .45s|
|Runs batted in||438|
|Career highlights and awards|
James Franklin Busby (January 8, 1927 – July 8, 1996) was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball and right-handed batter who played for the Chicago White Sox (1950–52, 1955), Washington Senators (1952–55), Cleveland Indians (1956–57), Baltimore Orioles (1957–58, 1960–61), Boston Red Sox (1959–60) and Houston Colt .45's (1962).
Busby spent part of 1961 as a coach for the Orioles. When his career ended, in the middle of the 1962 season, he became a full-time coach for Houston (through 1967), then spent eight seasons (1968–75) on the staff of the Atlanta Braves. He then moved back to the American League to finish his coaching career with the White Sox (1976) and Seattle Mariners (1977–78). Jim Busby died in Augusta, Georgia, at 69 years of age.