Everett Virgil "Pid" Purdy (June 15, 1904 – January 16, 1951) was an American professional athlete who played in both Major League Baseball and the National Football League. He was a native of Beatrice, Nebraska, and attended Beloit College. He was 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall and weighed 150 pounds (68 kg).
As a baseball player, Pirdy was an outfielder who batted left-handed and threw right-handed. His professional career extended from 1923 through 1938 and much of it was spent in minor league baseball in his native Nebraska, where he toiled in the Class A Western League and the Class D Nebraska State League. He compiled a lifetime minor league batting average of .328 in 1,437 games. But Purdy also saw 181 games of Major League service with the Chicago White Sox (1926) and Cincinnati Reds (1927–1929), batting .293 with two home runs and 59 runs batted in.
He died in his hometown of Beatrice at the age of 46.
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