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Ace Parker

AKA Clarence McKay Parker

Born: 17-May-1912
Birthplace: Portsmouth, VA
Died: 6-Nov-2013
Location of death: Portsmouth, VA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football, Baseball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: NFL Hall of Fame Tailback

Military service: US Navy (Lieutenant, WWII)

Utility infielder for the Philadelphia Athletics in pro baseball, who had greater success after switching to pro football. Led the NFL in total yards, with 865 yards passing and 253 yards running, in 1938. Won the league's MVP Award in 1940.

Father: Ernest
Mother: Mabel
Sister: Marion Miller
Wife: Thelma (D. 2009)

    High School: Wilson High School, Portsmouth, VA (1933)
    University: Duke University
    Coach: Asst. Football Coach, Duke University (1947-65)
    Coach: Head Baseball Coach, Duke University (1953-66)

    Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972
    College Football Hall of Fame 1955
    Sigma Chi Fraternity
    Risk Factors: Arthritis

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    New York Yankees (football) TB (AAFC) (1946)
    Boston Yanks TB (1945)
    Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL) TB (1937-41)
    Philadelphia Athletics SS/2B/3B/OF (1937-38)


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