Baseball America Executive Database

Tim Purpura

DOB: 3/19/1958

Hometown: Oak Lawn, Ill.

College: Loyala (Ill.)


FRONT OFFICE HISTORY
Year Team Title Function
1994 Houston Astros Assistant Director, Minor Leagues and Scouting Minor League Operations
1995 Houston Astros Director of Major and Minor League Player Relations Baseball Operations
1996 Houston Astros Director of Major and Minor League Player Relations Baseball Operations
1997 Houston Astros Assistant to General Manager Assistant GM
1998 Houston Astros Assistant General Manager/Director, Player Development Director of Player Development
1999 Houston Astros Assistant General Manager/Director, Player Development Assistant GM
2000 Houston Astros Assistant General Manager/Director, Player Development Director of Player Development
2001 Houston Astros Assistant General Manager/Director, Player Development Director of Player Development
2002 Houston Astros Assistant General Manager/Director, Player Development Director of Player Development
2003 Houston Astros Assistant General Manager/Director, Player Development Director of Player Development
2004 Houston Astros Assistant General Manager/Director, Player Development Director of Player Development
2005 Houston Astros General Manager
(Promoted 11/1/2004)
General Manager
2006 Houston Astros General Manager General Manager
2007 Houston Astros General Manager
(Fired 8/27/2007)
General Manager
2012 Texas Rangers Senior Director, Player Development Director of Player Development
2013 Texas Rangers Senior Director, Player Development Director of Player Development



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