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Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame pitcher and Kentucky senator, dies at 85 - The Guardian

Jim Bunning, a former Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85. Bunning's death was confirmed by Jon Deuser, who served as chief of staff when Bunning, who was from Kentucky, was in the Senate. Deuser said ...and more »

Baseball Hall of Famer and former US Sen. Jim Bunning dies - CNN

Washington (CNN) Former US Sen. Jim Bunning, the only National Baseball Hall of Fame member ever to serve in Congress, has died at the age of 85. Bunning, a staunch conservative from northern Kentucky, was elected six times to the US House starting in ...and more »

Former Phillies pitcher, Hall of Famer, US senator Jim Bunning dies at 85 - PhillyVoice.com

Jim Bunning, a former U.S. senator and one of five Hall of Fame Phillies to have his number retired by the team, passed away on Friday night due to complications from a stroke he suffered in October, the Phillies announced on Saturday afternoon ...and more »

Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame Pitcher and Blunt-Spoken Senator, Dies at 85 - New York Times

Jim Bunning, the Hall of Fame pitcher who threw a perfect game and later forged a second career as a fervently conservative and often cantankerous Republican representative and senator from Kentucky, died on Friday in the Fort Thomas, Ky., area. He was ...and more »

Former Senator and Hall of Fame Pitcher Jim Bunning Dead at 85 - Daily Beast

Jim Bunning, a baseball legend who also served in Congress, has died at the age of 85. The Hall of Fame pitcher's death comes after he suffered a stroke last October, and his family said he died late Friday of complications. Over his 17-year baseball ...and more »

Jim Bunning, US senator and baseball luminary, dies at 85 - Politico

Jim Bunning, the only baseball player ever elected both to the U.S. Senate and the Baseball Hall of Fame, died late Friday. He was 85 and, according to his family, died of complications from a stroke suffered last year. Story Continued Below. Bunning ...and more »

Larry Bowa recalls the influence Jim Bunning had on his career - Philly.com (blog)

When Jim Bunning was near the end of his career and Larry Bowa was at the beginning of his, their baseball paths intersected. Phillies Manager Pete Mackanin and Bench Coach Larry Bowa pay their respect during a moment of. Slideshow icon Slideshow ...and more »

Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died - PBS NewsHour

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising advocate for conservative causes, has died. He was 85. Bunning's family said the ex-senator and baseball ...and more »

In New York Times profile, a John Kennedy many in Louisiana might not recognize: Analysis - NOLA.com

The New York Times ran a profile of U.S. Senator John Kennedy on Friday (May 26), though it's not clear anyone from Louisiana would recognize the person the writer was describing. The Times declared that Kennedy "embraces anonymity" in its headline.and more »

Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame baseball pitcher and former US senator, dies at 85 - Washington Post

Jim Bunning, a hard-throwing Hall of Fame pitcher who once threw a perfect game and who took his intimidating, combative style from the baseball diamond to Capitol Hill as a Republican member of the House of Representatives and later as a two-term U.S. ...and more »