Robert Thomas Purkey (July 14, 1929 – March 16, 2008) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball known for his use of the knuckleball. From 1954 through 1966, Purkey played for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1954–57, 1966), Cincinnati Redlegs/Reds (1958–64) and St. Louis Cardinals (1965). In 1974 he was elected to the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame.

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  • Robert Thomas Purkey (July 14, 1929 – March 16, 2008) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball known for his use of the knuckleball. From 1954 through 1966, Purkey played for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1954–57, 1966), Cincinnati Redlegs/Reds (1958–64) and St. Louis Cardinals (1965). In 1974 he was elected to the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame. (en)
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  • Robert Thomas Purkey (July 14, 1929 – March 16, 2008) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball known for his use of the knuckleball. From 1954 through 1966, Purkey played for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1954–57, 1966), Cincinnati Redlegs/Reds (1958–64) and St. Louis Cardinals (1965). In 1974 he was elected to the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame. (en)
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