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View Full Version : Former Red Bob Purkey passes away



CySeymour
03-18-2008, 03:28 PM
Per ESPN:

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=3300163

gedred69
03-19-2008, 02:30 PM
I remember Purkey as a kid that learned to love baseball as a 3rd generation Reds fan. If he were pitching today, he'd be a #1 or #2. If memory serves me, he mixed in a knuckler, ala Wakefield. He was integral to a really good staff, especially in '61 when the Reds won the pennant.