Posts tagged Dave Parker

Bad call: Veterans committee passes on Pirates’ Parker

By | December 14, 2013 12:01 am | 0 Comments

 

Dave Parker had another chance to get elected into the Hall of Fame. He was denied once again. The player once known as “The Cobra” was passed over by the Veterans Committee earlier this week. Instead, a trio of managers got the call: Tony LaRussa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre. If you’re not familiar with… View Article

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Former Pirates great Parker battling Parkinson’s

By | August 8, 2013 11:42 am | 0 Comments

 

If you grew up near Pittsburgh like me, you didn’t have much choice but to root for the Pirates and Steelers. As a Pirates fan, I had my favorites. The team from the ’70s had plenty, too: Willie Stargell, Omar Moreno, Kent Tekulve. And it also had The Cobra. I was a huge Dave Parker… View Article

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