Clarence Parker

Quarterback

“Ace”

Clarence Parker

7 seasons
4,698 passing yards
1,292 rushing yards
6 passing titles
3 All-NFL selections
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Boston Yanks (NFL)

Boston Yanks (NFL)


1945
Brooklyn-New York Yankees (AAFC)

Brooklyn-New York Yankees (AAFC)


1937-1941
New York Yankees (AAFC)

New York Yankees (AAFC)


1946

7

seasons

4,698

passing yards

1,292

rushing yards

6

passing titles

3

All-NFL selections
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(Duke)...5'10'', 178...Clarence McKay Parker ... All-American tailback at Duke ... Dodgers' second-round pick in 1937, but signed Philadelphia Athletics baseball contract, expecting to play pro football briefly ... All-NFL, 1938-1940 ... NFL's Most Valuable Player, 1940 ... Triple-threat, two-way back who paced Dodgers to their greatest seasons in 1940, 1941 ... Spearheaded Yankees to AAFC Eastern title in 1946 ... Born May 17, 1912, in Portsmouth, Virginia ... Died November 6, 2013, at age of 101.