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Encyclopedia > Dave Parker

The name Dave Parker may refer to several notable individuals:

  • David J. Parker, a contributor at RinkWorks

Also see: David Gene Parker (born June 9, 1951 in Calhoun, Missouri) is an American former player in Major League Baseball. ... Baseball is a team sport in which a player on one team (the pitcher) attempts to throw a hard, fist-sized ball past a player on the other team (the batter), who attempts to hit the baseball with a tapered, smooth cylinder called a bat. ... Jazz master Louis Armstrong remains one of the most loved and best known of all jazz musicians. ... The Shuffle Demons are a Canadian jazz fusion band, who had a surprise Top 40 hit in Canada with their 1986 single Spadina Bus. The song, from their debut album Streetniks, referred to the Toronto Transit Commissions Spadina Avenue bus in Toronto, Ontario. ... RinkWorks is a website whose features have been on the Internet in various incarnations since 1995; it premiered under the name RinkWorks in 1997, and was transferred to the domain rinkworks. ...


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At the beginning, there is young Dave, the tall and sleek and speedy ''Cobra,'' carrying on the legacy of Roberto Clemente as the Pirates' right fielder.
Dave Parker went on to have fine seasons in his hometown of Cincinnati, and Oakland, before winding down with three other AL teams.
Perhaps the photo that best captures Dave Parker is from 1978, when he broke his jaw, but continued to play, leading his team down the stretch in a charge that fell just short of a pennant.
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