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Jim Bunning

James Paul David Bunning

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: October 23, 1931 in Southgate, Kentucky, US
High School: St. Xavier HS (Cincinnati, OH)
School: Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH)

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Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1950 18 -2.6 Richmond OHIN D DET 7 8 .467 3.22 17 123.0 120 69 44 6 68 1.528 8.8 0.4 5.0
1951 19 -3.0 Davenport IIIL B DET 8 10 .444 2.88 22 150.0 110 61 48 2 105 1.433 6.6 0.1 6.3
1952 20 -3.8 Williamsport EL A DET 5 9 .357 3.49 20 15 129.0 113 62 50 63 1.364 7.9 4.4
1953 21 -5.3 Little Rock SOUA AA DET 5 12 .294 4.56 34 22 158.0 151 98 80 13 66 1.373 8.6 0.7 3.8
1954 22 -4.1 Little Rock SOUA AA DET 13 11 .542 4.29 35 26 193.0 182 107 92 21 91 1.415 8.5 1.0 4.2
1955 23 -4.8 Buffalo IL AAA DET 8 5 .615 3.77 20 16 8 0 129.0 106 59 54 13 81 105 2 0 2 1.450 7.4 0.9 5.7 7.3 1.30
1956 24 -1.9 Charleston AA AAA DET 9 11 .450 3.53 22 21 8 0 163.0 142 70 64 17 56 0 144 0 0 0 1.215 7.8 0.9 3.1 8.0 2.57
7 Seasons 55 66 .455 3.72 170 100 16 0 1045.0 924 526 432 72 530 0 249 2 0 2 1.391 8.0 0.6 4.6 2.1 0.47
D (1 season) D 7 8 .467 3.22 17 123.0 120 69 44 6 68 1.528 8.8 0.4 5.0
B (1 season) B 8 10 .444 2.88 22 150.0 110 61 48 2 105 1.433 6.6 0.1 6.3
A (1 season) A 5 9 .357 3.49 20 15 129.0 113 62 50 63 1.364 7.9 4.4
AA (2 seasons) AA 18 23 .439 4.41 69 48 351.0 333 205 172 34 157 1.396 8.5 0.9 4.0
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 17 16 .515 3.64 42 37 16 0 292.0 248 129 118 30 137 0 249 2 0 2 1.318 7.6 0.9 4.2 7.7 1.82
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1950 18 -2.4 Richmond OHIN D DET 19 51 12 0 1 0 .235 .275 14
1951 19 -3.9 Davenport IIIL B DET 22 54 15 2 0 0 .278 .315 17
1952 20 -4.6 Williamsport EL A DET 20 45 12 0 0 0 .267 .267 12
1953 21 -4.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA DET 44 55 16 3 1 0 .291 .382 21
1953 21 -4.8 Little Rock SOUA AA DET 41 55 16 3 1 0 .291 .382 21
1953 21 -7.3 Buffalo IL AAA DET 3
1954 22 -4.3 Little Rock SOUA AA DET 47 69 11 2 0 0 .159 .188 13
1955 23 -5.3 Buffalo IL AAA DET 20 54 49 2 8 1 0 0 1 1 2 15 .163 .196 .184 .380 9 0 3 0
1956 24 -2.9 Charleston AA AAA DET 24 64 58 7 11 3 0 1 9 0 0 10 .190 .183 .293 .476 17 3 0 4 2
7 Seasons 196 392 381 9 85 11 2 1 10 1 2 25 .223 .226 .270 .496 103 3 0 7 2
D (1 season) D 19 51 51 12 0 1 0 .235 .235 .275 .510 14
B (1 season) B 22 54 54 15 2 0 0 .278 .278 .315 .593 17
A (1 season) A 20 45 45 12 0 0 0 .267 .267 .267 .533 12
AA (2 seasons) AA 88 124 124 27 5 1 0 .218 .218 .274 .492 34
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 47 118 107 9 19 4 0 1 10 1 2 25 .178 .189 .243 .432 26 3 0 7 2
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1950 18 Richmond OHIN D DET P 17 0.00
1951 19 Davenport IIIL B DET P 22 0.00
1952 20 Williamsport EL A DET P 20 0.00
1953 21 Little Rock SOUA AA DET P 34 0.00
1954 22 Little Rock SOUA AA DET P 35 0.00
1955 23 Buffalo IL AAA DET P 20 29 11 17 1 2 .966 1.40
1956 24 Charleston AA AAA DET P 22 30 10 18 2 2 .933 1.27
7 Seasons 170 59 21 35 3 4 .949 0.33
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1972 40 Reading EL AA PHI 1 of 1 139 70 69 .504
1973 41 Eugene PCL AAA PHI 1 of 1 143 64 79 .448
1974 42 Toledo IL AAA PHI 1 of 1 144 70 74 .486
1975 43 Toledo IL AAA PHI 1 of 1 140 62 78 .443
1976 44 Oklahoma City AA AAA PHI 1 of 1 135 72 63 .533
5 Seasons 701 338 363 .482
AAA (4 seasons) 562 268 294 .477
AA (1 season) 139 70 69 .504

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1950 18 Richmond Tigers Ohio-Indiana League D DET
1951 19 Davenport Tigers Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B DET
1952 20 Williamsport Tigers Eastern League A DET
1953 21 Buffalo Bisons International League AAA DET
1953 21 Little Rock Travelers Southern Association AA DET
1954 22 Little Rock Travelers Southern Association AA DET
1955 23 Buffalo Bisons International League AAA DET
1955 23 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1955-07-20 1955-09-24
1956 24 Charleston Senators American Association AAA DET
1956 24 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1956-07-29 1956-09-24
1957 25 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1957-04-17 1957-09-29
1958 26 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1958-04-15 1958-09-28
1959 27 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1959-04-10 1959-09-22
1960 28 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1960-04-19 1960-09-27
1961 29 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1961-04-11 1961-09-29
1962 30 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1962-04-09 1962-09-30
1963 31 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1963-04-09 1963-09-27
1964 32 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1964-04-15 1964-10-04
1965 33 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1965-04-14 1965-10-02
1966 34 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1966-04-15 1966-10-02
1967 35 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1967-04-11 1967-10-01
1968 36 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 1968-04-10 1968-09-23
1969 37 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 1969-04-12 1969-08-13
1969 37 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 2 1969-08-19 1969-09-21
1970 38 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1970-04-12 1970-09-30
1971 39 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1971-04-10 1971-09-03

Sabr ID: bcacaa59

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