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Bob Purkey AS-3AW-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1954-1966
Biography Data
Positions: P-386
Proper Name: Robert Thomas Purkey
Born: July 14, 1929
Place Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Death March 16, 2008
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 195 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: South Hills Catholic (Pittsburgh,PA)
Drafted: Not drafted
MLB Debut:April 14,1954 (24.274)
TBC Player ID:16826
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Career Activity
Organizations:PIT, CIN, SLN

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    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Pirates.
    Purchased by Pirates from Cardinals.
    Traded by Reds to Cardinals for Charlie James and Roger Craig.
    Traded by Pirates to Reds for Don Gross.
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates.

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