Jim Bunning

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Birthday
23, 1931
Birthplace
Southgate, KY
Death Date
May 26, 2017 (85)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
23, 1931
Birthplace
Southgate, KY
Death Date
May 26, 2017 (85)

About

Hall of Fame MLB pitcher who recorded 224 wins before gaining fame as a Congressman and Senator. 

Before Fame

He attended Xavier University and earned his bachelor's degree in economics.

Trivia

He threw two no-hitters during his career, one with the Detroit Tigers and a second in a perfect game with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Family Life

He married Mary Catherine Theis in 1952 and they had five daughters and four sons together.

Associated With

He retired from baseball with the second-most strikeouts in history behind Hall of Fame pitcher Walter Johnson.