Dave Parker

The Hall of Fame case for Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds legend Dave Parker

Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds legend Dave Parker was one of the most prolific players of the late 1970s and into the 1980s. When he retired after the 1991 season, many people thought that he was a good player but just short of the level needed for the Baseball Hall of Fame. For example, in a Q&A session with people on Twitter, Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew was asked by a fan which former player he would put into the Hall of Fame unilaterally if he had the power. His answer: Dave Parker.
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MLB The Show 21: How to complete 3rd Inning Dave Parker Player Program

On June 11, San Diego Studios released a new Player Program for the 3rd Inning, with a 90 OVR player item of Juan Marichal and 35,000 XP set as completion rewards. One week later, SDS unveiled a second 3rd Inning-themed Player Program, with this one featuring former Pirates and Reds slugger Dave Parker. Much like with the Marichal program, MLB The Show 21 players can get 35,000 XP towards the 3rd Inning Program for adding Parker to your collection, and here’s how you can do that.

Reds Legend Dave Parker gets 3rd Inning Player Program

You can unlock him now for your Diamond Dynasty squad. MLB The Show 21 continues to liven up the 3rd Inning Program in Diamond Dynasty with a new Player Program featuring Reds Legend Dave Parker. We've got all the details you need on how to unlock this card and whether...

Starchild Here! Dave Parker at the 1979 Midsummer Classic

This feature is brought to you by a partnership between Baseball Prospectus and the Pandemic Baseball Book Club, a collective of baseball authors focused on the principle of cooperation over competition. Check out their conversations about baseball books and much more at, and on Twitter at @pandemicbaseba1. In early...
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Ron Cook: Dave Parker takes you inside 'The Cobra' with his new book

I know all about Parkinson’s disease. It ravaged my father Ray’s mind and body, eventually killing him in January 2004. I know what Dave Parker is going through. The deadly illness can bring even Pittsburgh’s biggest, baddest sports star to his knees. “I have good and bad days, but mostly...

UFR Podcast No. 1174: Garrett Reynolds, Dave Parker, Macy Vanfossan

(KMAland) -- Upon Further Review Podcast No. 1174: Friday, April 16th. OPEN: There were lots of fast times & good stories to tell from Thursday in track & field. INTERVIEW: Atlantic senior Garrett Reynolds on his college decision. INTERVIEW: Former MLB great Dave Parker on his new book. KMALAND CATCH...

Dave Parker on Sports Final

Fox 2 Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne visits via Zoom with baseball great Dave Parker on Sports Final. The longtime baseball great has a new book out “Cobra A life of Baseball and Brotherhood”. Parker starred in the major leagues with the Pirates, Reds and Athletics. He also coached the Cardinals in 1998, the same year Mark McGwire hit 70 home runs. Enjoy a visit with “The Cobra” Dave Parker.

Baseball legend Dave Parker: MLB's pace of play 'is awfully slow'

Major League Baseball has been struggling to solve its pace of play issues for years. Yes, the games are still nine innings long, but the dead time in between pitches, at-bats, and innings keeps costing the league eyeballs. And younger generations of fans don't have the time or patience to watch uneventful games that last three-plus hours.