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Jim Bunning (Baseball Player) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Jim Bunning
James Paul David Bunning is an American professional baseball pitcher and politician who represents Kentucky in both houses of the United States Congress. He is the only baseball player in the Baseball League elected to the United States Senate and the National Baseball Fame Hall. Bunning made his debut from 1955 to 1971 for the Detroit Tigers, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates and Los Angeles Dodgers. When Bunning retired he had the second highest number of hits in Major League history; He is currently ranked 19th. As a member of the Phillies, Bunning had the seventh perfect game in Major League Baseball history on June 21, 1964, the first one-on-one on Father's Day at Shea Cave Stadium, with the New York Mets. It was the first time in the National League since 1880. Bunning was presented to the National Baseball Museum and Museum in 1996 after the election of Hall's veterans committee.
BornJames Paul David Bunning, October 23, 1931, Southgate, Kentucky, U.S.
DiedMay 26, 2017, Fort Thomas, Kentucky, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationXavier University (BA)
Preceded byWendell Ford
Succeeded byRand Paul

About Jim Bunning

Baseball Player Jim Bunning was born in Southgate, Kentucky, United States on October 23, 1931. He dies at the age of 85, on May 26, 2017.

Before becoming a Congressman and Senator, he was a Hall of Fame MLB pitcher with 224 victories.

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Jim Bunning before becoming famous

Jim Bunning was born in the Zodiac sign Scorpio (The Scales), and 1931 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Goat (羊).

He received his bachelor's degree in economics from Xavier University.

Achievement of Jim Bunning

During his career, he threw two no-hitters, one with the Detroit Tigers and the other in a perfect game with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Jim Bunning's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

In 1952, he married Mary Catherine Theis, with whom he had five daughters and four boys.

Jim Bunning Collabed with

He retired with the second-most strikeouts in baseball history, trailing only Hall of Fame pitcher Baseball Player Walter Johnson.

Jim Bunning Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Jim Bunning updated on March 24 2023.