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Jim BunningTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1955-1971 MLB Years: 1955-1971
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PositionsP-591Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Paul David Bunning
Height6-3Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 23,1931PlaceSouthgate,Kentucky
Death DateMay 26,2017 [85.216]
High SchoolSt. Xavier (Cincinnati,OH)
CollegeXavier University (Cincinnati,OH)
MLB DebutJuly 20,1955 [23.271]
OrganizationsDET [9] PHI [6] PIT [2] LAN [1] Awards1Awards Voting6-86
TBC Player ID9398Retrosheet IDbunnj101MLBAM ID111691
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Detroit Tigers in 1958-1959,1961,1963, Philadelphia Phillies in 1967 and Pittsburgh Pirates in 1968 ... Threw a no-hitter on July 20,1958 against the Boston Red Sox and a perfect game on June 21,1964 against the New York Mets ... The Philadelphia Phillies retired his #14 on April 16, 2001 ... Served as a US Senator from Kentucky between 1999-2011
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts78Walks74Hittable56SO/BB84vsPower56Hitting56Durability89Team.512Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet15S/R23356.351587003151.0593836832371001.7810.411.415.656.531.16.3754.84
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet14Rel24513.7115312005153.0552422628343001.569.281.014.735.741.21.8334.13
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet14ST252082.6945301514141267.0214918033721824101.077.201.112.426.132.53.7143.51
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet14ST2614123.523534110300219.2188968628791775301.227.701.153.247.252.24.5383.60
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet14ST2717133.894035514141249.222011110837752011101.187.931.332.707.252.68.5673.76
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet14ST2811142.793634210310252.0217927820642012001.127.750.712.297.183.14.4402.73
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet14ST2917113.193837112411268.02321139525711942001.137.790.842.386.512.73.6073.13
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet14ST3019103.594135612266258.026211210328741844001.309.140.982.586.422.49.6553.46
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet14ST3112133.88393546231248.024511910738691964001.268.881.382.507.102.84.4803.72
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi14ST321982.634139213522284.0248998323462192001.037.850.731.466.934.76.7042.60
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi14ST331992.603939015700291.0253928423622681001.087.820.711.928.294.32.6792.34
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi14ST3419142.414341216521314.0260918426552525101.007.450.751.587.224.58.5762.55
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi14ST3517152.294040016600302.0241947718732534101.047.170.542.177.533.47.5312.36
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit14ST364143.88272613100160.016875691448953001.359.450.792.705.341.98.2223.24
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit14ST371093.81252504000156.0147746610491244101.268.480.582.837.152.53.5262.69
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan17ST37313.36990100056.0652321510330001.3310.380.801.605.273.30.7503.02
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi14ST3810154.11343314000219.023311110019561471001.329.580.782.306.042.63.4003.19
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi14S/R395125.482916131081110.012672671137581001.4810.310.903.034.751.57.2943.71
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter2241843.27591519721514039163758.03433152713663721000285547801.188.220.892.396.832.86.5490.57
Detroit Tigers Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter118873.4530425153781627121865.01692796715223564140626501.218.151.072.726.782.49.576-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter89732.932262081865231241520.21361559495120329119714201.118.060.711.957.083.64.549-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14233.84525117100316.031514913524972197101.308.970.682.766.242.26.378-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter313.36990100056.0652321510330001.3310.380.801.605.273.30.750-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13113.27353059221220.0201898022591673001.188.220.892.396.832.86.5420.57

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet15p231515030000000502000.200.200.200.4003017.300.000.000.1830.0029.410.000.000.000.00
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet14p241518462001000502001.333.333.444.7778220.462.111.111.3440.0025.000.000.000.0033.33
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet14p254594102021140052905006.213.253.287.540274104.297.074.128.2454.8127.885.800.9694.0020.00
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet14p26367571420030032406003.187.218.213.43116284.275.026.067.1993.5728.578.000.000.0014.29
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet14p27408971701170052508005.191.234.247.481222102.254.056.112.2214.9024.515.000.9889.0011.76
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet14p28388121310040232208101.160.188.173.36114193.217.013.025.1683.2323.667.330.000.007.69
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet14p293810061310040023002003.130.147.140.287141104.186.010.030.1331.9228.8515.000.000.007.69
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet14p30439592321150011914101.242.255.316.571304102.289.074.084.2540.9818.6319.000.9895.0017.39
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet14p31418441311050041506004.155.193.190.38316294.188.035.083.1774.2615.963.750.000.0015.38
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi14p32419941220080002909102.121.120.141.261142109.169.020.020.1150.0026.610.000.000.0016.67
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi14p333910362210140012504000.214.221.252.473262108.273.038.049.2130.9323.1525.000.93103.009.09
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi14p3443106101930050033904103.179.200.208.408223114.279.029.057.1832.6334.2113.000.000.0015.79
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi14p3540104817302120013307001.163.171.250.421265112.217.087.096.1900.8929.4633.001.7952.0029.41
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit14p3627510510030001702001.098.098.118.2166153.147.020.020.0980.0032.080.000.000.0020.00
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit14p3725473200010031207002.043.100.043.1432057.057.000.064.0795.2621.054.000.000.000.00
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan17p37918020001000603001.111.111.111.2222021.167.000.000.1010.0028.570.000.000.000.00
1969Totals for NL-NL         346534000200318010003.062.103.062.1654078.085.000.046.0853.8523.086.000.000.000.00
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi14p3835711900060021803102.127.149.127.2769077.167.000.028.1302.6023.389.000.000.000.00
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi14p393125130012001903100.120.148.240.3886130.125.120.160.1763.3330.009.003.3325.0033.33
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter60112758221321477502343621856036.167.188.206.394263321401.226.039.064.0002.4325.8410.650.50182.1415.02
Detroit Tigers Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter3116514912211433302231741432024.187.216.230.44615018720.250.043.075.0003.1924.177.570.42217.0014.75
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter229508308290437008153030408.161.173.203.37610313550.220.042.057.0001.4527.8219.130.73127.0015.85
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter52983710040032909003.071.099.082.18181110.101.011.041.0002.7326.369.670.000.0014.29
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter918020001000603001.111.111.111.2222021.167.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162344225761220019980232010.167.188.206.394719378.226.039.064.0002.4325.8410.650.50182.1415.02

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet23P15-5148111312.9230.800.24-----15100.09.7
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet24P15-5326--881.0000.530.15-----15100.09.7
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet25P45-2671219--31311.0000.690.12-----45100.029.2
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet26P35-219916--25251.0000.710.11-----3697.222.7
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet27P40-2491116313027.9000.680.11-----40100.026.0
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet28P36-2521131--42421.0001.170.17-----3894.723.4
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet29P38-2682129365350.9431.320.19-----38100.023.5
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet30P41-2581713-130301.0000.730.12-----4395.325.5
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet31P39-2481825114443.9771.100.17-----4195.124.1
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32P41-2841031324441.9321.000.14-----41100.025.3
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33P39-2912940327269.9581.770.24-----39100.024.2
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34P43-31418302-5048.9601.120.15-----43100.026.5
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35P40-3021633115049.9801.230.16-----40100.024.7
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36P27-160617212523.9200.850.14-----27100.016.7
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit37P25-15649121413.9290.520.08-----25100.015.4
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37P9-5616--771.0000.780.13-----9100.05.6
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi38P34-2191227214139.9511.150.18-----3597.121.1
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi39P29-110516112221.9550.720.19-----3193.517.9
MLB Totals for P - 17 season(s)-   P591-37572063722320601578.9620.980.15-----5910.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet2315----------
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet2415----------
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet2545----------
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet2635----------
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet2740----------
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet2836----------
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet2938----------
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet3041----------
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet3139----------
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3241----------
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3339----------
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3443----------
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3540----------
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3627----------
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3725----------
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan379----------
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3834----------
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3929----------

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1964MLB Player of the Month (June)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1969-10-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1969-10-22Released by Dodgers. 
1969-08-15TradeTraded by Pirates to Dodgers for Chuck Goggin, Ron Mitchell and Cash. 
1967-12-15TradeTraded by Phillies to Pirates for Harold Clem, Bill Laxton, Woodie Fryman and Don Money. 
1963-12-04TradeTraded by Tigers with Gus Triandos to Phillies for Jack Hamilton and Don Demeter. 
1950-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.