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Overview

Ace Parker

Date of birth
May 17, 1912

Date of death
Nov 6, 2013 (age 101)

Ht: 5'11"Wt: 178 lbs.

Birthplace
Portsmouth, VA

Hometown
Portsmouth, VA

College
Duke University

High school
Woodrow Wilson

Summary
Clarence "Ace" Parker, (born May 17, 1912) is a former quarterback who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers (1937-1941), Boston Yanks (1945), and the New York Yankees. He was an All-American tailback at Duke University in 1936. Parker also played Major League Baseball from 1936 to 1937 with the Philadelphia Athletics...
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Awards

Coaching career
Duke FootballAssistant Coach, Quarterbacks Coach, Running Backs Coach

Playing career
New York YankeesQuarterback, Tailback, Defensive Back

Boston YanksTailback, Defensive Back, Quarterback

Brooklyn DodgersTailback, Defensive Back, Quarterback, Halfback
Served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was stationed at Norfolk Naval Base during 1942.

Philadelphia AthleticsSecond Baseman, Third Baseman, Shortstop, Outfielder

Duke FootballHalfback, Quarterback

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Ace Parker New York Yankee
Ace Parker New York Yankee
#88 Ace Parker shown in 1946 New York Yankee Uniform
by Lee T Aug 14, 2011
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Hines Set for College Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement
2010 HOF Inductee Will Participate in the Annual Enshrinement Festival This Weekend
Duke Athletics Department, Jul 15, 2011
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A copy of his 1955 Topps All American football card.
by John Thorpe May 29, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Ace Parker
Edited the career summary for Ace Parker.
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    "Served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was stationed at Norfolk Naval Base during 1942."
by John Thorpe May 29, 2011
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Frequent Flyer Touches Ground in Hall of Fame
Clarkston Hines Joined the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday Night
Duke Athletics Department, Dec 08, 2010
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by nailboys May 02, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Ace Parker
Added Ace Parker to the 1935 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
Added Ace Parker to the 1936 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
by Madison Nov 09, 2009
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Snyderwine Named First Team All-America by the AFCA
Junior Kicker Becomes 17th Blue Devil to Earn First Team All-America Honors
Duke Athletics Department, Nov 29, 2010
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Looking Back: The 1935 Duke-North Carolina Game
Blue Devils Took Down Tar Heels 25-0 Under Head Coach Wallace Wade
Duke Athletics Department, Nov 26, 2010
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Duke's Cotton Bowl Champs Celebrate 50th Anniversary
1960 Team to Be Honored on Saturday at Duke-Miami Game
Duke Athletics Department, Oct 15, 2010
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Seven Pillars of Tennessee Football
Players have helped form the foundation of Tennessee football through the years, but perhaps none as much as Gene McEver did in the late 1920s and early 1930s.
University of Tennessee Athletics Department, Sep 25, 2010
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Clarkston Hines Inducted Into College Football Hall of Fame
Hines to Receive On-Field Salute Nov. 6 When Duke Hosts Virginia
Duke Athletics Department, Aug 26, 2010
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Hines Receives College Football Hall of Fame Bid
Former Duke Standout Wide Receiver 10th Blue Devil to be Enshrined in Hall of Fame
Duke Athletics Department, May 27, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Ace Parker
Added Ace Parker to the 1948 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1949 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1950 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1951 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1952 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1953 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1954 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1955 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1956 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1957 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1958 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1959 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1960 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1961 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1962 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1963 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1964 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1965 Duke Blue Devils Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1954 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1955 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1956 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1957 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1958 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1959 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1960 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1961 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1962 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1963 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1964 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1965 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Ace Parker to the 1966 Duke Blue Devils Baseball team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
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by Madison Nov 09, 2009
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