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BOB PURKEY

MLB  Deceased
Positions
P-386
Born
Place
Died
March 16, 2008   (78.245)
Ht/Wt
6-2 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
South Hills Catholic  (Pittsburgh,PA)
College:
 
Drafted:
Not drafted 
Full Name
Robert Thomas Purkey 
TBC Player ID
16826
MLB Debut
April 14, 1954  (24.274)
Control
81
K-Rating
31
Efficiency
67
vsPower
66

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Dave Goltz (92.29)
2.  Jack Sanford (90.95)
3.  Milt Wilcox (90.61)
4.  Mike Witt (90.5)
5.  Joaquin Andujar (89.22)
6.  Bud Black (88.43)
7.  Dick Ellsworth (88.4)
8.  Jack Fisher (88.3)
9.  George Blaeholder (87.55)
10.  Ross Grimsley (87.51)
Age: 25
1.  Steve Rosenberg (85.27)
2.  Mike Blyzka (84.29)
3.  Dan Pfister (83.71)
4.  Al Williams (82.57)
5.  Art Johnson (80.78)
6.  Joe Sullivan (80.64)
7.  Rob Gardner (78.57)
8.  Bob Weiland (78.4)
9.  Skinny Graham (77.6)
10.  Tyson Ross (75.43)
Age: 26
1.  Dan Pfister (85.37)
2.  Steve Rosenberg (83.83)
3.  Mike Blyzka (83.59)
4.  Charlie Sproull (81.83)
5.  Al Williams (81.52)
6.  Joe Sullivan (79.97)
7.  Julio Bonetti (79.89)
8.  Art Johnson (79.32)
9.  Jerry Robertson (78.79)
10.  Rob Gardner (77.8)
Age: 27
1.  Bruce Cunningham (85.79)
2.  Don Hood (83.81)
3.  Mike Scott (83.09)
4.  Tom Rogers (82.94)
5.  George Grant (82.82)
6.  Ray Harrell (82.56)
7.  Chief Hogsett (81.46)
8.  Ad Liska (81.33)
9.  Earl Francis (81.23)
10.  George Susce (80.75)
Age: 28
1.  Harry Feldman (91.19)
2.  Grant Jackson (88.43)
3.  Fred Frankhouse (88.1)
4.  Larry Benton (87.93)
5.  Slick Castleman (87.63)
6.  Ed Durham (86.76)
7.  Tommy Hughes (86.1)
8.  Roy Henshaw (86.07)
9.  Johnny Broaca (85.45)
10.  Marcelino Lopez (84.47)
Age: 29
1.  Arnie Portocarrero (89.66)
2.  Max Butcher (89.18)
3.  Joe Genewich (88.44)
4.  Monte Kennedy (88.17)
5.  Dave Freisleben (87.73)
6.  Fred Frankhouse (86.96)
7.  Joe Coleman (86.5)
8.  Wayne Garland (86.33)
9.  Tim Lollar (85.62)
10.  John Butcher (85.55)
Age: 30
1.  Ted Gray (90.11)
2.  Steve McCatty (89.62)
3.  Harry Gumbert (89.32)
4.  Wayne Garland (87.7)
5.  Max Butcher (87.4)
6.  Fred Frankhouse (86.79)
7.  Jim Colborn (86.54)
8.  Milt Wilcox (86.45)
9.  Howie Fox (86.44)
10.  Joe Genewich (85.53)
Age: 31
1.  Milt Wilcox (93.87)
2.  Jim Colborn (92.1)
3.  Len Barker (91.18)
4.  Paul Foytack (91.02)
5.  Fred Frankhouse (90.75)
6.  Rick Waits (89.13)
7.  Steve McCatty (87.98)
8.  Ted Blankenship (87.82)
9.  Ted Gray (87.77)
10.  Jim Merritt (86.9)
Age: 32
1.  Milt Wilcox (92.02)
2.  Jim Colborn (90.25)
3.  Scott Sanderson (89.56)
4.  Mario Soto (88.76)
5.  Alex Kellner (88.76)
6.  Russ Meyer (88.29)
7.  Dave Goltz (87.51)
8.  Lary Sorensen (87.25)
9.  Steve Renko (87.23)
10.  Moose Haas (87.2)
Age: 33
1.  Milt Wilcox (93.85)
2.  Lary Sorensen (91.74)
3.  Alex Kellner (90.09)
4.  Scott Sanderson (89.02)
5.  Tony Cloninger (88.76)
6.  Mario Soto (88.6)
7.  Kirk McCaskill (88.25)
8.  Bob Buhl (87.67)
9.  Steve Renko (87.38)
10.  Fred Frankhouse (86.74)
Age: 34
1.  Milt Wilcox (93.67)
2.  Tony Cloninger (92.41)
3.  Mike Witt (92.29)
4.  Dave Goltz (92.28)
5.  Lary Sorensen (91.17)
6.  Bob Buhl (90.14)
7.  Rick Sutcliffe (89.89)
8.  Alex Kellner (89.69)
9.  Ross Grimsley (87.93)
10.  Bill Monbouquette (87.71)
Age: 35
1.  Dave Goltz (93.67)
2.  Mike Witt (91.29)
3.  Milt Wilcox (90.98)
4.  Eddie Whitson (90.04)
5.  Rick Sutcliffe (89.18)
6.  Dick Ellsworth (88.48)
7.  Ross Grimsley (88.3)
8.  Joaquin Andujar (87.9)
9.  Mike Boddicker (87.22)
10.  Alex Kellner (87.04)
Age: 36
1.  Dave Goltz (92.29)
2.  Milt Wilcox (90.61)
3.  Mike Witt (90.5)
4.  Joaquin Andujar (89.22)
5.  Harvey Haddix (89.03)
6.  Dick Ellsworth (88.4)
7.  Jack Fisher (88.3)
8.  Larry Gura (87.6)
9.  George Blaeholder (87.55)
10.  Ross Grimsley (87.51)
Age: 37
1.  Dave Goltz (92.29)
2.  Milt Wilcox (90.61)
3.  Mike Witt (90.5)
4.  Harvey Haddix (90.32)
5.  Jack Sanford (90.14)
6.  Joaquin Andujar (89.22)
7.  Dick Ellsworth (88.4)
8.  Jack Fisher (88.3)
9.  Bud Black (87.94)
10.  George Blaeholder (87.55)


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