View Full Version : Former Red Bob Purkey passes away
03-18-2008, 04:28 PM
03-19-2008, 03:30 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.
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