Mike Purdy

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Mike Purdy
Date of birth (1892-01-24)January 24, 1892
Place of birth Auburn, New York
Date of death January 10, 1950(1950-01-10) (aged 57)
Place of death Auburn, New York
Career information
Position(s) Fullback, halfback, quarterback
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 179 lb (81 kg)
College Brown
Career history
As coach
1921 Syracuse Pros
As player
1919 Akron Indians
1920 Rochester Jeffersons
1921 New York Brickley Giants
1921 Syracuse Pros
1922 Milwaukee Badgers

Clair Joseph "Mike" Purdy, Jr. (January 24, 1892 – January 10, 1950) was an American football player and coach. He played in the National Football League with the Rochester Jeffersons, New York Brickley Giants, Syracuse Pros and the Milwaukee Badgers. Brickley's New York Giants are not related to the modern-day New York Giants. He also played in the Ohio League in 1919 for the Akron Pros and even recommended that Fritz Pollard join the team that season.


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