Robert Thomas Purkey
Born: July 14, 1929 in Pittsburgh, PA
High School: South Hills HS (Pittsburgh, PA)
Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1948. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 14, 1954 (Age 24) vs. PHI 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 SO, 1 BB, 1 ER
Teams (by GP): Reds/Pirates/Redlegs/Cardinals 1954-1966
Final Game: July 26, 1966 (Age 37) vs. SFG 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: March 16, 2008 in Allegheny County, PA
Buried: Queen of Heaven Cemetery, McMurray, PA
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