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Jim Busby from the Chronology
Jul 6, 1956 - Unlikely slugger Jim Busby of the Indians hits his 2nd grand slam in as many days as the Tribe beats the A's 4-2. Busby is the first to slam in consecutive games since Jimmie Foxx in 1940 and just the 5th this century.
Jul 5, 1956 - At Detroit the Tigers after losing 14 straight games at home since June 15 explode for a 13-7 win over Cleveland. The Indians start strong with a first inning grand slam by Jim Busby but Frank Lary allows just 4 other hits including a Rosen 3-run homer in the 6th.
Apr 17, 1956 - The White Sox losers of their last 10 exhibition games edge the visiting Indians 2-1 on Bob Lemon's bases-loaded walk. Jim Busby traded by the Sox over the winter accounts for the only Tribe tally with a home run.
May 30, 1954 - The Senators and A's pslit a pair with the Nats taking the opener 6-0 behind the pitching of Muary McDermott who bats 6th. He goes 0-for-4 but Wayne Terwilliger the 9th hitter homers in the 9th. Jim Busby scores on 3 errors: he reaches base on a E by Jim Fionigan steals 2B and Billy Shantz's throw goes into the OF. Vic Power's relay throw goes into the grandstand. Mickey Vernon has a homer in both games for Washington which loses the nitecap 6-5 on Ed McGhee's pinch double with the bases loaded in the 9th inning.
May 30, 1952 - Over the protests of manager Paul Richards White Sox GM Frank Lane swaps fleet CF Jim Busby along with Mel Hoderlein to Washington for Sam Mele. Busby's loss leaves a defensive hole in the outfield which the Sox will fill when they acquire Jim Rivera in July.