Paul Busby

Paul Busby

Paul Miller Busby (August 25, 1918 – December 5, 2003), nicknamed "Red", was a Major League Baseball outfielder who played for the Philadelphia Phillies (1941 and 1943). He was born in Waynesboro, Mississippi.

Busby made his major league debut on September 14, 1941 in a road game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Forbes Field. His last appearance (July 1, 1943) was in a home doubleheader against the Pirates at Shibe Park.

Busby appeared in the outfield 13 times in his 36 games. While in the field he recorded 28 putouts without making an error. He went 15-for-56 at the plate (.268) with 7 RBI and 16 runs scored.

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