Bob Purkey

Position
Pitcher
Years
1954-1966
Hall Rating
39
Next Ballot
Bob Purkey is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Golden Days Era Committee in 2021.
Peak
12%
Longevity
88%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
22.8 2.8 23.5 10.2
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-104 0 1 0 85 43
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1954 PIT -0.4 0.8
1955 PIT -0.6 0.0
1956 PIT 0.1 0.1
1957 PIT -0.4 1.3
1958 CIN 2.1 4.5
1959 CIN -0.6 1.5
1960 CIN 1.0 3.4
1961 CIN -0.3 2.2
1962 CIN 4.2 7.0
1963 CIN -0.2 1.1
1964 CIN 0.6 2.5
1965 STL -3.2 -2.4
1966 PIT 0.5 0.8
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