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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Thomas Purkey
Stat Years
1954-1966  [mlb] 1954-1966
Height/Weight
6-2 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (386)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
2008-03-16 [78.245]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
South Hills Catholic (Pittsburgh,PA)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1954-04-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.274)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [7] PIT [5] SLN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16826 ... retro id: purkb101 ... mlbam id: 120807
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34241---385.073611007250131.11457874362381171.589.940.214.252.605.350.61.273
    1954MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----241---385.083611007250131.31457874362381171.589.950.214.262.615.350.61.273
    1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34252---275.3214102034167.2774740525241021.5110.240.673.333.196.250.96.222
    1955MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----251---275.3614102034167.7774740525241021.5210.310.673.353.216.290.96.222
    1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34263---002.2520001204.02111010000.504.502.250.002.252.250.00.000
    1956MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----261---002.2520001204.02111010000.504.502.250.002.252.252.00.000
    1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34274Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11143.8648216111272179.219484771038512071.299.720.501.902.554.211.34.440
    1957MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11143.8748216111272179.719484771038512071.299.740.501.912.564.221.34.440
    1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37285Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17113.603734173230250.02591061002549701041.239.320.901.762.523.821.43.607
    1958MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17113.603734173230250.02591061002549701041.239.320.901.762.523.821.43.607
    1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37296Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13184.25383391551218.02411181032543784061.309.951.031.783.224.871.81.419
    1959MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13184.25383391551218.02411181032543784061.309.951.031.783.224.871.81.419
    1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37307Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17113.604133111380252.22591141012359972191.269.230.822.103.464.061.64.607
    1960MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17113.604133111380252.72591141012359972191.269.240.822.113.464.071.64.607
    1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37318Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16123.733634131221246.124511810227511167061.208.950.991.864.244.312.27.571
    1961MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16123.733634131221246.324511810227511167061.208.960.991.874.244.322.27.571
    1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37329Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2352.813737182000288.126010990286414161141.128.120.872.004.403.402.20.821
    1962MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2352.813737182000288.326010990286414161141.128.120.872.004.403.412.20.821
    1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin373310Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6103.55212141000137.014360541233554221.289.390.792.173.613.941.67.375
    1963MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6103.55212141000137.014360541233554221.289.390.792.173.613.941.67.375
    1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin373411Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1193.04342592391195.218177661649786071.188.330.742.253.593.541.59.550
    1964MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1193.04342592391195.718177661649786071.188.350.742.263.603.551.59.550
    1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln283512Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1095.7932173110152124.114883802033392171.4610.711.452.392.826.011.18.526
    1965MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1095.8032173110152124.314883802033392171.4610.731.452.392.836.021.18.526
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit373613Log - Sp - Ext - Perf011.3710000610119.216330450001.027.320.001.832.291.371.25.000
    1966MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf011.4110000610119.716330450001.047.500.001.882.341.411.25.000
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)1291153.7938627692135311092,114.72170998891195510793366711.279.240.832.173.384.251.55.529
    National League Totals (13 yrs)1291153.7938627692135311092,114.72170998891195510793366711.279.240.832.173.384.251.55.529
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (7 yrs)103763.492442178111152731,588.01588702616156348635304481.229.000.881.973.603.981.82.575
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (5 yrs)16304.36110428128684402.34342131951912911941161.409.710.432.892.664.770.92.348
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)1095.8032173110152124.314883802033392171.4610.731.452.392.836.021.18.526
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3424p---136262210040041203000.077.200.115.3153331.192.038.14312.1236.363.000.00.0050.0
    1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3425p---21419160014000403000.316.316.474.7902291.158.158.3570.0018.180.0019.04.5516.7
    1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3427pL-S-E-P348453502060032212100.111.180.200.3805292.156.089.2085.7742.317.330.00.0040.0
    1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3728pL-S-E-P437819920140064206100.111.170.173.34394143.136.062.2056.3844.687.0081.01.0633.3
    1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3729pL-S-E-P5386681121160063414001.167.247.273.52077184.197.106.3237.7944.165.6766.01.3036.4
    1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3730pL-S-E-P6418361100050074406001.133.200.133.33396110.084.000.2827.2945.836.290.00.000.0
    1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3731pL-S-E-P736806820140023217002.100.133.163.29690133.088.063.1492.2235.5616.0080.01.1137.5
    1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3732pL-S-E-P83710791120230045607100.103.134.178.312119194.112.075.1803.3647.0614.0053.51.6836.4
    1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3733pL-S-E-P921413400020042203101.098.174.098.2724940.098.000.2008.1644.905.500.00.000.0
    1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3734pL-S-E-P1034583300010013318100.052.082.052.1346930.017.000.1151.4547.8333.000.00.000.0
    1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2835pL-S-E-P1132353100030012107000.029.056.029.0854310.029.000.0712.3348.8421.000.00.000.0
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3736pL-S-E-P12114000000000300000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)3856455371936420038325456505.110.163.161.32474810418.110.051.2045.0843.458.55107.50.8025.4
    National League Totals (12 yrs)3856455371936420038325456505.110.163.161.32474810418.110.051.2045.0843.458.55107.50.8025.4
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (7 yrs)2445164457815250030263341405.110.163.159.3225948214.107.049.2065.0544.288.77103.20.8424.6
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (4 yrs)10994613121140074118100.138.204.223.427111214.160.085.2266.3136.945.8694.00.9030.8
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)32353100030012107000.029.056.029.0854310.029.000.0712.3348.8421.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1954Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24P360131.116400656561.0001.600.4323.4100.03
    1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB25P14067.2216101918.9471.300.279.1100.010
    1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26P204.00100111.0000.500.251.3100.018
    1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27P480179.21330334643.9350.900.2431.2100.03
    1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28P370250.01056126766.9851.800.2624.0100.05
    1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29P380218.01935215654.9641.400.2524.7100.03
    1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLB30P410252.23047157877.9871.900.3126.6100.03
    1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLB31P360246.129692210098.9802.700.4023.4100.04
    1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLB32P370288.12559478884.9552.300.2922.8100.05
    1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLB33P210137.01529304744.9362.100.3213.0100.09
    1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLB34P340195.21744446561.9381.800.3121.0100.05
    1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB35P320124.1828113736.9731.100.2919.9100.09
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB36P10019.2010111110.9091.000.526.290.912
    MLB Totals - (P)38602,1111844642332671648.9661.700.310.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1954MLB36----------
    1955MLB14----------
    1956MLB2----------
    1957MLB48----------
    1958MLB37----------
    1959MLB38----------
    1960MLB41----------
    1961MLB36----------
    1962MLB37----------
    1963MLB21----------
    1964MLB34----------
    1965MLB32----------
    1966MLB10----------
    Totals386----------
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