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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, KY
High School: St. Xavier HS (Cincinnati, OH)
School: Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH)
Signed
by the Detroit Tigers as an amateur free agent in 1950. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 20, 1955 (Age 23.270)   vs. BAL 7.2 IP, 8 H, 5 SO, 2 BB, 6 ER, L
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1955 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Tigers/Phillies/Pirates/Dodgers 1955-1971

Final Game: September 3, 1971 (Age 39.315)   vs. NYM 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1996.
   View Jim Bunning Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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