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Jim Bunning Jim Bunning
Full name: James Paul David Bunning
Born: October 23, 1931, Southgate, Kentucky
First Game: July 20, 1955; Final Game: September 3, 1971
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 3" Weight: 190
Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1996
P on TSN All-Star Team (1957)
P on TSN NL All-Star Team (1964)
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Jim Bunning
Top Performances 
Pitcher Matchups   Batter Matchups
Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
1955 DET A                15    15    0    3   0   0   0    0    0   0    5   0   2   0           0    0   0  .200  .200  .200   0.0 1955 DET A
1956 DET A                15    18    4    6   2   0   0    1    0   0    5   0   2   0           1    0   0  .333  .333  .444   0.0 1956 DET A
1957 DET A                45    94   10   20   2   1   1    4    5   0   29   0   5   0           6    0   0  .213  .253  .287   0.0 1957 DET A
1958 DET A                36    75    7   14   2   0   0    3    3   0   24   0   6   0           3    0   0  .187  .218  .213   0.0 1958 DET A
1959 DET A                40    89    7   17   0   1   1    7    5   0   25   0   8   0           5    0   0  .191  .234  .247   0.0 1959 DET A
1960 DET A Daily Splits   38    81    2   13   1   0   0    4    3   0   22   0   8   1   0   3   1    0   2  .160  .188  .173   0.0 1960 DET A
1961 DET A Daily Splits   38   100    6   13   1   0   0    4    2   0   30   0   2   0   0   0   3    0   0  .130  .147  .140   0.0 1961 DET A
1962 DET A Daily Splits   43    95    9   23   2   1   1    5    1   0   19   1   4   1   0   1   1    0   0  .242  .255  .316   0.0 1962 DET A
1963 DET A Daily Splits   41    84    4   13   1   1   0    5    4   0   15   0   6   0   0   0   4    0   0  .155  .193  .190   0.0 1963 DET A
1964 PHI N Daily Splits   41    99    4   12   2   0   0    8    0   0   29   0   9   1   0   1   2    0   0  .121  .120  .141   0.0 1964 PHI N
1965 PHI N Daily Splits   39   103    6   22   1   0   1    4    1   0   25   0   4   0   0   1   0    0   0  .214  .221  .252   0.0 1965 PHI N
1966 PHI N Daily Splits   43   106   10   19   3   0   0    5    3   0   39   0   4   1   0   2   3    0   0  .179  .200  .208   0.0 1966 PHI N
1967 PHI N Daily Splits   40   104    8   17   3   0   2   12    1   0   33   0   7   0   0   2   1    0   0  .163  .171  .250   0.0 1967 PHI N
1968 PIT N Daily Splits   27    51    0    5   1   0   0    3    0   0   17   0   2   0   0   1i  1    0   0  .098  .098  .118   0.0 1968 PIT N
1969 PIT N Daily Splits   25    47    3    2   0   0   0    1    3   0   12   0   7   0   0   1   2    0   0  .043  .100  .043   0.0 1969 PIT N
1969 LA  N Daily Splits    9    18    0    2   0   0   0    1    0   0    6   0   3   0   0   0   1    0   0  .111  .111  .111   0.0 1969 LA  N
1969 TOT N                34    65    3    4   0   0   0    2    3   0   18   0  10   0   0   1   3    0   0  .062  .103  .062   0.0 1969 TOT N
1970 PHI N Daily Splits   35    71    1    9   0   0   0    6    2   0   18   0   3   1   0   0   2    0   0  .127  .149  .127   0.0 1970 PHI N
1971 PHI N Daily Splits   31    25    1    3   0   0   1    2    1   0    9   0   3   1   0   0   0    0   0  .120  .148  .240   0.0 1971 PHI N
Total NL                 290   624   33   91  10   0   4   42   11   0  188   0  42   4   0   8i 12    0   0  .146  .160  .181   0.0 Total NL        
Total AL                 311   651   49  122  11   4   3   33   23   0  174   1  43   2   0i  4i 24    0   2  .187  .216  .230   0.0 Total AL        
Total            Splits  601  1275   82  213  21   4   7   75   34   0  362   1  85   6   0i 12i 36    0   2  .167  .188  .206   0.0 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
i - incomplete
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1957 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1957 AL   
1959 AL                    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1959 AL   
1961 AL    Daily Splits    2     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1961 AL   
1962 AL                    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1962 AL   
1963 AL    Daily Splits    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   1   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1963 AL   
1964 NL                    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1964 NL   
1966 NL                    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1966 NL   
Total            Splits    8     2    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   1   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Pitching RecordPitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA    PW Year Team
1955 DET A                15   8   0   0   3   1   51     59   241   8   38   36   32   2   37   3   0   1   3   0                   3   5   6.35  -1.8 1955 DET A
1956 DET A                15   3   0   0   5   1   53.1   55   245   6   24   22   28   4   34   0   3   3   0   0                   5   1   3.71   0.4 1956 DET A
1957 DET A                45  30  14   1   4   1  267.1  214  1081  33   91   80   72   5  182  10   8   4  11   1                  20   8   2.69   3.4 1957 DET A
1958 DET A                35  34  10   3   0   0  219.2  188   923  28   96   86   79   4  177   7   4   5  10   3                  14  12   3.52   1.1 1958 DET A
1959 DET A                40  35  14   1   4   1  249.2  220  1037  37  111  108   75   0  201   6   3   1  11   1                  17  13   3.89   0.9 1959 DET A
1960 DET A Daily Splits   36  34  10   3   1   0  252    217  1024  20   92   78   64   7  201  23   6   2  11   0  43   4  17  10  11  14   2.79   2.5 1960 DET A
1961 DET A Daily Splits   38  37  12   4   1   1  268    232  1110  25  113   95   71   3  194  12   4   2   9   0  35   6  18  25  17  11   3.19   2.0 1961 DET A
1962 DET A Daily Splits   41  35  12   2   6   6  258    262  1103  28  112  103   74   3  184   8   6   4  13   0  39   2   9   9  19  10   3.59   1.8 1962 DET A
1963 DET A Daily Splits   39  35   6   2   3   1  248.1  245  1051  38  119  107   69   3  196   9   4   4   5   0  30   3   9  10  12  13   3.88  -0.5 1963 DET A
1964 PHI N Daily Splits   41  39  13   5   2   2  284.1  248  1145  23   99   83   46   3  219  19   2   2  14   0  38   9  20  18  19   8   2.63   1.9 1964 PHI N
1965 PHI N Daily Splits   39  39  15   7   0   0  291    253  1191  23   92   84   62  10  268  21   5   1  12   0  35   7  13  20  19   9   2.60   3.4 1965 PHI N
1966 PHI N Daily Splits   43  41  16   5   2   1  314    260  1254  26   91   84   55   8  252  10   5   5  19   1  45  10  14  13  19  14   2.41   4.4 1966 PHI N
1967 PHI N Daily Splits   40  40  16   6   0   0  302.1  241  1216  18   94   77   73  20  253   9   8   4  13   1  47   8  16  21  17  15   2.29   3.9 1967 PHI N
1968 PIT N Daily Splits   27  26   3   1   0   0  160    168   684  14   75   69   48   6   95   9   2   3   8   0  24i  8i 14i  5i  4  14   3.88  -2.0 1968 PIT N
1969 PIT N Daily Splits   25  25   4   0   0   0  156    147   654  10   74   66   49   4  124   5   3   4   6   1  30   9  10   8  10   9   3.81  -1.1 1969 PIT N
1969 LA  N Daily Splits    9   9   1   0   0   0   56.1   65   238   5   23   21   10   0   33   1   0   0   1   0   9   1   7   5   3   1   3.36  -0.1 1969 LA  N
1969 TOT N                34  34   5   0   0   0  212.1  212   892  15   97   87   59   4  157   6   3   4   7   1  39  10  17  13  13  10   3.69  -1.2 1969 TOT N
1970 PHI N Daily Splits   34  33   4   0   0   0  219    233   937  19  111  100   56   9  147  12  11   1   8   0  34  12  12  10  10  15   4.11  -0.7 1970 PHI N
1971 PHI N Daily Splits   29  16   1   0   8   1  110    126   484  11   72   67   37   7   58  12   5   1   6   0  29   3  12   8   5  12   5.48  -3.1 1971 PHI N
Total NL                 287 268  73  24  12   4 1893   1741  7803 149  731  651  436  67 1449  98  41  21  87   3 291i 67i118i108i106  97   3.10   6.6 Total NL        
Total AL                 304 251  78  16  27  12 1867.1 1692  7815 223  796  715  564  31 1406  78  38  26  73   5 147i 15i 53i 54i118  87   3.45   9.8 Total AL        
Total            Splits  591 519 151  40  39  16 3760.1 3433 15618 372 1527 1366 1000  98 2855 176  79  47 160   8 438i 82i171i162i224 184   3.27  16.4 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA    PW Year Team
i - incomplete
All-Star Game Pitching RecordAll-Star Game Pitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team
1957 AL    Daily Splits    1   1   0   0   0   0    3      0     9   0    0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0.00 1957 AL   
1959 AL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   0   0    1      3     5   0    2    2    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  18.00 1959 AL   
1961 AL    Daily Splits    2   1   0   0   0   0    5      0    15   0    0    0    0   0    3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0.00 1961 AL   
1962 AL    Daily Splits    1   1   0   0   0   0    3      1    10   0    0    0    0   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0.00 1962 AL   
1963 AL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   0   0    2      0     8   0    1    0    1   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   0.00 1963 AL   
1964 NL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   0   0    2      2     8   0    0    0    0   0    4   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0.00 1964 NL   
1966 NL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   0   0    2      1     7   0    0    0    0   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0.00 1966 NL   
Total            Splits    8   3   0   0   0   0   18      7    62   0    3    2    1   0   13   0   0   0   0   0   2   0   0   1   1   1   1.00 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1955 DET A         P   15                       4    8    1    1                          .923
1956 DET A         P   15                       2    6    0    0                         1.000
1957 DET A         P   45                      12   19    0    0                         1.000
1958 DET A         P   35                       9   16    0    0                         1.000
1959 DET A         P   40                      11   16    3    1                          .900
1960 DET A Daily   P   36   34   10   252      11   31    0    0   0    2   12   11    0 1.000
1961 DET A Daily   P   38   37   12   268.1    21   29    3    6   0    4   11   13    0  .943
1962 DET A Daily   P   41   35   12   258      17   13    0    1   0    0    8   15    0 1.000
1963 DET A Daily   P   39   35    6   248.1    18   25    1    1   0    1    5    6    1  .977
1964 PHI N Daily   P   41   39   13   284.1    10   31    3    2   0    3    4    8    0  .932
1965 PHI N Daily   P   39   39   15   291      29   40    3    2   0    5    8   10    1  .958
1966 PHI N Daily   P   43   41   16   314      18   30    2    0   0    1   11   22    0  .960
1967 PHI N Daily   P   40   40   16   302.1    16   33    1    1   0    1   11   23    0  .980
1968 PIT N Daily   P   27   26    3   160       6   17    2    1   0    2i   7   10    0i .920
1969 PIT N Daily   P   25   25    4   156       4    9    1    2   0    1    6    8    0  .929
1969 LA  N Daily   P    9    9    1    56.1     1    6    0    0   0    1    3    9    0 1.000
1969 TOT N         P   34   34    5   212.1     5   15    1    2   0    2    9   17    0  .952
1970 PHI N Daily   P   34   33    4   219      12   27    2    1   0    1    7   29    0  .951
1971 PHI N Daily   P   29   16    1   110       5   16    1    1   0    2    5   12    0  .955
Total              P  591  409i 113i 2919.2i  206  372   23   20   0i  24i  98i 176i   2i .962
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
i - incomplete
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1957 AL    Daily   P    1    1    0     3       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1959 AL    Daily   P    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1961 AL    Daily   P    2    1    0     5       1    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
1962 AL    Daily   P    1    1    0     3       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1963 AL    Daily   P    1    0    0     2       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1964 NL    Daily   P    1    0    0     2       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1966 NL    Daily   P    1    0    0     2       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
Total              P    8    3    0    18       1    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG

TransactionsTransactions
Signed as an amateur free agent by Detroit Tigers (1950).

Traded by Detroit Tigers with Gus Triandos to Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for
Don Demeter and Jack Hamilton (December 4, 1963).

Traded by Philadelphia Phillies to Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Don Money,
Woodie Fryman, Bill Laxton and Harold Clem (December 15, 1967).

Traded by Pittsburgh Pirates to Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for Ron Mitchell,
Chuck Goggin and cash (August 15, 1969).

Released by Los Angeles Dodgers (October 22, 1969).

Signed by Philadelphia Phillies (October 29, 1969).


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