Bill Bonham

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Bill Bonham
Pitcher
Born: (1948-10-01) October 1, 1948 (age 65)
Glendale, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 7, 1971 for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
July 26, 1980 for the Cincinnati Reds
Career statistics
Win-loss record 75-83
Earned run average 4.01
Strikeouts 985
Teams

William Gordon Bonham (born October 1, 1948) was a pitcher for the Chicago Cubs (1971–77) and Cincinnati Reds (1978–80). He played for the UCLA Bruins and was a member of the 1969 College World Series team with Chris Chambliss.[1]

He helped the Reds win the 1979 National League Western Division.

Bonham led the National League in losses (22) in 1974.

On July 31, 1974, Bonham tied a Major League record (shared by 49 pitchers) by striking out four batters in an inning (2nd).

He also led the National League in earned runs allowed (120) in 1975.

In 10 years he had a 75–83 win-loss record and had 300 games, 214 games started, 27 complete games, 4 shutouts, 33 games finished, 11 saves, 1,487 ⅓ innings pitched, 1,512 hits allowed, 743 runs allowed, 662 earned runs allowed, 98 home runs allowed, 636 walks allowed, 985 strikeouts, 35 hit batsmen, 68 wild pitches, 6,484 batters faced, 57 intentional walks, 19 balks and a 4.01 ERA.

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  1. ^ 2010 UCLA Baseball Media Guide, UCLA Athletic Department, 2010