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Bob Purkey
Robert Thomas Purkey

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 2", Weight 195 lb.

MLB Debut April 14, 1954
Final Game July 26, 1966
Born July 14, 1929 in Pittsburgh, PA
Died March 16, 2008

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER   HR  BB  IBB HBP  SO   WP BK  ERA
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 1954 24 PIN NL   2   5  .286  32  10   0   7   1   0   85.1   94   389   57   51   3   41   2   2   28   2  1  5.38  
 1955 25 PIN NL   1   3  .250   5   5   0   0   0   0   32.2   45   164   25   22   2   22   2   1    8   0  0  6.06  
 1957 27 CHA AL  11   7  .611  31  28   0   2   1   0  176.1  182   735   77   70  12   41   5   3   52   2  0  3.57  CY-21
 1958 28 CIN NL  16  13  .552  46  41   1   3   0   0  262.2  255  1107  129  109  24   72  11   7   78   1  0  3.73  CY-15
 1959 29 CIN NL   7  17  .292  44  40   1   3   0   0  222.1  287  1019  151  132  36   65  14   8   85   3  0  5.34  
 1960 30 CIN NL  21   8  .724  46  40   7   3   0   2  277.1  242  1126   99   90  25   65  17   3  107   1  1  2.92  CY-3
 1961 31 CIN NL  14  16  .467  38  38  12   0   0   2  254.1  248  1075  136  125  37   71  14   6  124   6  0  4.42  CY-22
 1962 32 CIN NL  18  10  .643  43  41  11   1   0   5  308.0  247  1217   87   75  22   49   6   5  146   5  2  2.19  CY-5
 1963 33 CIN NL   0   1  .000   6   4   0   1   0   0   23.0   28   111   18    9   1   10   3   1    4   0  0  3.52  
 1964 34 CIN NL   4   1  .800  38   6   0  11   0   0   94.0   95   399   40   36   5   31   3   2   38   4  0  3.45  
 1965 35 CIN NL   0   0  .000   2   0   0   0   0   0    1.1    0     5    0    0   0    1   0   0    1   0  0  0.00  
 1966 36 PIN NL   4   0 1.000  14   0   0   4   1   0   19.0   12    74    2    2   0    7   3   0    3   0  0  0.95  
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 12 Seasons      98  81  .547 345 253  32  35   3   9 1756.1 1735  7421  821  721 167  475  80  38  674  24  4  3.69
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27 SOp RnSup  AB   H   HR  AVG   E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  OPS Star 
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 1954 24 PIN NL  38   50   5.2   1  3.00   21   4   0  .190   0    6    6 1.000    8    3  .727   19   
 1955 25 PIN NL  50   28   7.5   0  4.00   13   3   0  .231   2    1    0  .000    5    2  .714   85   
 1957 27 CHA AL  38   76   3.9   1  5.21   57   6   0  .105   0    6    5  .833    8    7  .533  -41   
 1958 28 CIN NL  41  113   3.8   0  4.59   87   8   0  .092   0   10   10 1.000   12   10  .545  -62   
 1959 29 CIN NL  42  168   6.7   0  4.52   76   9   1  .118   3   15   11  .733    3    1  .750   75   
 1960 30 CIN NL  41  102   3.3   0  4.80   82   5   0  .061   2   11    8  .727    7    6  .538 -109   
 1961 31 CIN NL  31  130   4.6   0  4.63   79   5   0  .063   4   12    8  .667    5    3  .625  -14   
 1962 32 CIN NL  43   86   2.5   0  3.78  102  13   3  .127   5   16    9  .562   14    3  .824 -117   
 1963 33 CIN NL  57   13   4.9   0  5.50    8   1   0  .125   1    1    0  .000    0    2  .000    2   
 1964 34 CIN NL  35   41   4.0   0  3.50   18   0   0  .000   1    2    1  .500    8    1  .889  -27   
 1965 35 CIN NL  40    0    .4   0          0   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000 -566   
 1966 36 PIN NL  47    4   1.9   2          2   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    1    2  .333  -74   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 12 Seasons          816   4.1   4        545  54   4  .099  18   80   58  .725   71   40  .640  -44   1
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+

HOF Standards: Pitching - 15.7 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Postseason Stats   Postseason Register

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  ERA    W-L  SV GS   IP   H   ER  BB  SO 
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
 1964 WS    CIN DEA   W    1  0.00   1-0   0  0   2.0   1   0   0   1
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1954  PIN   55-99   Dennis Van Langen
 1955  PIN   56-98   Dennis Van Langen
 1957  CHA   93-61   Robert Rescigno
 1958  CIN   81-73   Larry Cupp
 1959  CIN   78-76   Larry Cupp
 1960  CIN   92-62   Larry Cupp
 1961  CIN   81-73   Larry Cupp
 1962  CIN   94-68   Larry Cupp
 1963  CIN   72-90   Larry Cupp
 1964  CIN   98-65   Larry Cupp
 1965  CIN   98-64   Larry Cupp
 1966  PIN   78-84   Dennis Van Langen

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