James Paul David Bunning
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, 8,880th in MLB history) 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
Last 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.
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