Jim Bunning Perfect Game Box Score

Jim Bunning, a father of seven children at the time, pitched the best game of his career on the best day he could imagine — Father's Day.

"It was a great play (a hard hit shot to Tony Taylor). When he did that, I knew I had something special." - Jim Bunning
Jim Bunning Perfect Game Box Score

Jim Bunning

June 21, 1964 at Shea Stadium

Hitting & Fielding Notes

Philadelphia Phillies
NAME
POS
AB
R
H
RBI
cf
4
1
0
0
1b
4
0
0
0
rf
4
1
2
1
3b
3
0
1
1
lf
2
0
0
0
pr-ss
1
1
0
0
2b
3
2
1
0
ss-lf
3
0
1
0
c
4
1
2
2
p
4
0
1
2
TOTALS
32
6
8
6

New York Mets
NAME
POS
AB
R
H
RBI
cf
3
0
0
0
2b
3
0
0
0
1b
3
0
0
0
rf
3
0
0
0
c
3
0
0
0
lf
3
0
0
0
ss
3
0
0
0
3b
2
0
0
0
ph
1
0
0
0
p
1
0
0
0
p
0
0
0
0
ph
1
0
0
0
p
0
0
0
0
ph
1
0
0
0
TOTALS
27
0
0
0

Caught Stealing : Rojas.
Doubles
: Triandos, Bunning.
Home Runs : Callison.
Left On Base
: Philadelphia 5.
Sacrifice : Herrnstein, Rojas.

Line Score
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E

Philadelphia

1 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 6 8 0

New York

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching Notes

Philadelphia Phillies
NAME
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
9.0
0
0
0
0
10

New York Mets
NAME
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
5.2
7
6
6
4
3
0.1
0
0
0
0
0
3.0
1
0
0
0
3

Losing Pitcher : Stallard (4-9).
Winning Pitcher
: Bunning (7-2).

Wild Pitch : Stallard.

Game Notes
Attendance : 32,026.
Length of Game : 2:19.
Umpires : HP: Ed Sudol, 1B: Paul Pryor, 2B: Frank Secory, 3B: Ken Burkhart.

Jim Bunning Perfect Game Box Score



In the ninth inning, Jim Bunning called his catcher, Gus Triandos , to the mound. What did they talk about? Triandos stated after the game, "He said I should tell him a joke, just to get a breather. I couldn't think of anything. I just laughed at him."

Did you know that Jim Bunning threw ninety pitches of which seventy-nine went for strikes during this perfect game?

What did Jim Bunning do immediately after the game was over? He appeared that same night on the Ed Sullivan Show.

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