Maurice Wesley Parker
Positions: First Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Both, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: November 13, 1939 in Evanston, IL
Schools: University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA), Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
Signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1963.
Debut: April 19, 1964 (Age 24.158, 9,830th in MLB history)
vs. MLN 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1964 season [*]
Team: Dodgers 1964-1972
Last Game: October 1, 1972 (Age 32.323)
vs. CIN 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
About biographical information
News -- October 2015
- 10/15 Twinstrivia.com: Remembering 1965 – Part 33 – Koufax just too tough – Twins lose 2-0: Game 7 matched Sandy Koufax and Jim Kaat, who traded scoreboard zeroes until the top of the fourth, when Dodger left fielder Lou...
News -- May 2015
- 5/16 Lasorda's Lair: Dodgers To Honor '55 And '65 WS Championship Teams Tonight: In tonight's pregame festivities, the Los Angeles Dodgers will honor two past World Series championship teams: the 1955 club,...
News -- November 2014
- 11/4 Lasorda's Lair: Adrian Gonzalez and Zack Greinke Win Gold Glove Awards: The Rawlings Gold Glove Awards were announced on Tuesday, and Adrian Gonzalez was awarded his fourth Gold Glove Award for his...
News -- September 2014
- 9/9 Lasorda's Lair: Uncle Mark Attends Second Of Four No-Hitters 49 Years Ago Tonight: Today is the 49-year anniversary of Sandy Koufax’s perfect game against the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium. On that night...
News -- October 2013
- 10/23 Mets360.com: Partial Mets-Dodgers telecast from 1972: Last night I started writing a post but it quickly got shuffled sideways once Facebook friend Mark Mariniello posted a video from...
News -- July 2013
- 7/13 Catcher Interference: The Moe Drabowsky Game: October 5, 1966 was a good day for one Baltimore Orioles pitcher, Moe Drabowsky. Â This happened to be game one of the World Series...
- 7/11 Catcher Interference: The Moe Drabowsky Game: October 5, 1966 was a good day for one Baltimore Orioles pitcher, Moe Drabowsky. Â This happened to be game one of the World Series...
News -- May 2013
- 5/31 MLBTradeRumors: Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Kickham, Brown, Indians: On this date in 1965, an all-switch-hitting infield started a big league game for the first time ever. Â In the nightcap of a...
News -- February 2013
- 2/18 Rising Apple: Glory Days: Bob Friend: Only one major leaguer came from my hometown of West Lafayette, Indiana (several have come from Lafayette, but thatâs an entirely...
News -- January 2013
- 1/20 Lasorda's Lair: The Dodgers 10th Annual Community Caravan Hits the Road This Week: The 10th annual Dodgers Community Caravan “Pitching in the Community,” presented this year by JCPenney, is scheduled...
- 1/18 Lasorda's Lair: Matt Kemp Named Celebrity Grand Marshal of MLK Parade: We’ve seen some of the charity work of Adrian Gonzalez this fall. Chad Billingsley visits kids in the local hospital. Of...