Henry M. (Hank) Bunnell was a four-year baseball star for the Colonials ('67-71). The most dominant pitcher in GW baseball history, this rock solid 6-foot-4 righthander had a blazing fast ball and an excellent change of pace pitch. Compiling incredible statistics, he ranks among the program's all-time best for most career victories (30), complete games (36) and shutouts (8), as well as single-season strikeouts (110 in 1970).
Bunnell won numerous honors during his GW career, including All-Southern Conference selection four consecutive years. In 1969, he was featured on the cover of the prestigious NCAA Collegiate Baseball Guide. He also was selected as GW Baseball's Player of the Century.
Initially drafted by the Detroit Tigers while at Scranton (Pa.) Cathedral High School, Bunnell chose to attend college and capped his GW career by being selected in the third round of the 1971 draft by the Washington Senators. As a junior in '70, he pitched a perfect game against University of Scranton and also won both games of a doubleheader against William & Mary, allowing no runs and just four hits while striking out 18 batters in two games.
Bunnell is owner and president of Big Chill, a polar fleece clothing manufacturing firm. He lives in East Stroudsburg, Pa., and was married to the late Claudia, his college sweetheart. The couple had two children, Candace and Keith.
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