|Date of birth:||January 24, 1892|
|Place of birth:||Auburn, New York|
|Date of death:||January 10, 1950(aged 57)|
|Place of death:||Auburn, New York|
|Position(s):||Fullback, halfback, quarterback|
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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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