#421507 Overall Influence

Matt Purke

Baseball player


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Matthew Taylor Purke is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He made his Major League Baseball debut and played his only MLB season with the Chicago White Sox in 2016.Amateur career Purke attended Klein High School in Klein, Texas. He was considered one of the best high school pitchers in baseball. His junior year was his best as he had a 12–1 win–loss record with a 0.37 earned run average . In his senior season he went 4–2 with a 1.18 ERA. He also carried a 4.5 GPA. He came out as a flamethrower throwing an average of . In 2009, ESPN projected that he would be the next Johan Santana.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Texas Christian University

Private university in Fort Worth, Texas, USA