Born: February 20, 1947|
Died: June 7, 1998 (aged 51)|
|August 5, 1973 for the New York Yankees|
Last MLB appearance
|August 4, 1980 for the Toronto Blue Jays|
|Earned run average||3.66|
Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Buskey attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He entered the majors with the New York Yankees in 1973, playing for them one and a half seasons before joining the Cleveland Indians (1974–1977) and the Toronto Blue Jays (1978–1980).
He also pitched in the Minor Leagues over parts of eight seasons spanning 1969–1979, going 49–42 with a 2.77 ERA and 23 saves in 183 games, including 74 starts, 37 complete games, seven shutouts, 474 strikeouts and 186 walks in 768 innings.
After baseball, Buskey was involved with the Susquehanna Employment and Training Corporation, where he was cited as a contributor to technical and career special needs education in 1997. He died in 1998 at the age of 51, following complications from a heart attack in his natal home.