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Jim Bunning PTigers

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
17 591 3760.3 224 184 16 3.27 62.1
Birth Date10-23-1931
Height6' 3"
Weight190 lbs
Age86 years, 8 months, 23 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
1955 DET MLB 15 8 51.0 3 5 1 59 32 37 8 .260 102 10.4 5.6 1.4 6.5 42% .317 .297 1.78 5.07 6.35 103 4.76 105.2 0.2
1956 DET MLB 15 3 53.3 5 1 1 55 28 34 6 .265 100 9.3 4.7 1.0 5.7 43% .285 .274 1.56 4.27 3.71 102 4.23 94.1 0.5
1957 DET MLB 45 30 267.3 20 8 1 214 72 182 33 .260 103 7.2 2.4 1.1 6.1 38% .231 .234 1.07 3.57 2.69 86 3.35 78.3 5.2
1958 DET MLB 35 34 219.7 14 12 0 188 79 177 28 .255 102 7.7 3.2 1.1 7.3 38% .255 .245 1.22 3.70 3.52 84 3.14 72.8 5.1
1959 DET MLB 40 35 249.7 17 13 1 220 75 201 37 .256 104 7.9 2.7 1.3 7.2 37% .257 .247 1.18 3.81 3.89 87 6.15 139.1 -2.7
1960 DET MLB 36 34 252.0 11 14 0 217 64 201 20 .259 102 7.8 2.3 0.7 7.2 44% .269 .234 1.12 2.73 2.79 71 2.91 67.4 6.5
1961 DET MLB 38 37 268.0 17 11 1 232 71 194 25 .261 102 7.8 2.4 0.8 6.5 44% .255 .233 1.13 3.16 3.19 79 3.40 74.4 6.0
1962 DET MLB 41 35 258.0 19 10 6 262 74 184 28 .259 102 9.1 2.6 1.0 6.4 38% .291 .256 1.30 3.51 3.59 91 4.51 100.4 2.5
1963 DET MLB 39 35 248.3 12 13 1 245 69 196 38 .264 104 8.9 2.5 1.4 7.1 42% .279 .264 1.26 3.76 3.88 91 3.56 90.1 3.4
1964 PHI MLB 41 39 284.3 19 8 2 248 46 219 23 .259 101 7.8 1.5 0.7 6.9 39% .267 .230 1.03 2.90 2.63 80 3.10 76.5 6.0
1965 PHI MLB 39 39 291.0 19 9 0 253 62 268 23 .258 101 7.8 1.9 0.7 8.3 48% .279 .234 1.08 2.58 2.60 68 2.27 57.0 8.7
1966 PHI MLB 43 41 314.0 19 14 1 260 55 252 26 .261 100 7.5 1.6 0.7 7.2 50% .259 .231 1.00 2.85 2.41 73 2.16 53.9 9.8
1967 PHI MLB 40 40 302.3 17 15 0 241 73 253 18 .259 101 7.2 2.2 0.5 7.5 44% .260 .235 1.04 2.61 2.29 76 2.55 67.7 7.0
1968 PIT MLB 27 26 160.0 4 14 0 168 48 95 14 .254 90 9.4 2.7 0.8 5.3 51% .296 .288 1.35 3.55 3.88 111 4.44 129.8 -1.2
1969 LAN 0 9 9 56.3 3 1 0 65 10 33 5 .259 94 10.4 1.6 0.8 5.3 54% .317 .276 1.33 3.22 3.36 89 3.49 85.4 0.8
1969 PIT 0 25 25 156.0 10 9 0 147 49 124 10 .256 99 8.5 2.8 0.6 7.2 52% .295 .257 1.26 2.96 3.81 88 4.69 114.7 -0.0
1970 PHI MLB 34 33 219.0 10 15 0 233 56 147 19 .263 99 9.6 2.3 0.8 6.0 48% .303 .264 1.32 3.51 4.11 90 3.80 87.2 3.1
1971 PHI MLB 29 16 110.0 5 12 1 126 37 58 11 .257 99 10.3 3.0 0.9 4.7 60% .309 .294 1.48 3.96 5.48 102 3.59 92.1 1.1
1969 TOT MLB 34 34 212.3 13 10 0 212 59 157 15 .257 98 9.0 2.5 0.6 6.7 53% .301 .262 1.28 3.03 3.69 88 4.37 107.0 0.8
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Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
1955 DET MLB 15 8 51.0 3 5 1 59 32 37 8 .260 102 10.4 5.6 1.4 6.5 42% .317 .297 1.78 5.07 6.35 103 4.76 105.2
1956 DET MLB 15 3 53.3 5 1 1 55 28 34 6 .265 100 9.3 4.7 1.0 5.7 43% .285 .274 1.56 4.27 3.71 102 4.23 94.1
1957 DET MLB 45 30 267.3 20 8 1 214 72 182 33 .260 103 7.2 2.4 1.1 6.1 38% .231 .234 1.07 3.57 2.69 86 3.35 78.3
1958 DET MLB 35 34 219.7 14 12 0 188 79 177 28 .255 102 7.7 3.2 1.1 7.3 38% .255 .245 1.22 3.70 3.52 84 3.14 72.8
1959 DET MLB 40 35 249.7 17 13 1 220 75 201 37 .256 104 7.9 2.7 1.3 7.2 37% .257 .247 1.18 3.81 3.89 87 6.15 139.1
1960 DET MLB 36 34 252.0 11 14 0 217 64 201 20 .259 102 7.8 2.3 0.7 7.2 44% .269 .234 1.12 2.73 2.79 71 2.91 67.4
1961 DET MLB 38 37 268.0 17 11 1 232 71 194 25 .261 102 7.8 2.4 0.8 6.5 44% .255 .233 1.13 3.16 3.19 79 3.40 74.4
1962 DET MLB 41 35 258.0 19 10 6 262 74 184 28 .259 102 9.1 2.6 1.0 6.4 38% .291 .256 1.30 3.51 3.59 91 4.51 100.4
1963 DET MLB 39 35 248.3 12 13 1 245 69 196 38 .264 104 8.9 2.5 1.4 7.1 42% .279 .264 1.26 3.76 3.88 91 3.56 90.1
1964 PHI MLB 41 39 284.3 19 8 2 248 46 219 23 .259 101 7.8 1.5 0.7 6.9 39% .267 .230 1.03 2.90 2.63 80 3.10 76.5
1965 PHI MLB 39 39 291.0 19 9 0 253 62 268 23 .258 101 7.8 1.9 0.7 8.3 48% .279 .234 1.08 2.58 2.60 68 2.27 57.0
1966 PHI MLB 43 41 314.0 19 14 1 260 55 252 26 .261 100 7.5 1.6 0.7 7.2 50% .259 .231 1.00 2.85 2.41 73 2.16 53.9
1967 PHI MLB 40 40 302.3 17 15 0 241 73 253 18 .259 101 7.2 2.2 0.5 7.5 44% .260 .235 1.04 2.61 2.29 76 2.55 67.7
1968 PIT MLB 27 26 160.0 4 14 0 168 48 95 14 .254 90 9.4 2.7 0.8 5.3 51% .296 .288 1.35 3.55 3.88 111 4.44 129.8
1969 LAN MLB 9 9 56.3 3 1 0 65 10 33 5 .259 94 10.4 1.6 0.8 5.3 54% .317 .276 1.33 3.22 3.36 89 3.49 85.4
1969 PIT MLB 25 25 156.0 10 9 0 147 49 124 10 .256 99 8.5 2.8 0.6 7.2 52% .295 .257 1.26 2.96 3.81 88 4.69 114.7
1970 PHI MLB 34 33 219.0 10 15 0 233 56 147 19 .263 99 9.6 2.3 0.8 6.0 48% .303 .264 1.32 3.51 4.11 90 3.80 87.2
1971 PHI MLB 29 16 110.0 5 12 1 126 37 58 11 .257 99 10.3 3.0 0.9 4.7 60% .309 .294 1.48 3.96 5.48 102 3.59 92.1

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Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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DateQuestionAnswer
2008-01-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)Has anyone ever come as close as Rice without eventually getting in?
(WCherniak from Woodbine, Md.)
Yes, if you mean getting in on the BBWAA ballot as opposed to the VC one. Nellie Fox got 74.7 percent in his final year, Jim Bunning 74.2, Orlando Cepeda 73.5 and Red Ruffing 72.6. All were eventually selected, Ruffing via a runoff (which happened when the writers came up empty the first time around) and the rest via the VC. (Jay Jaffe)


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