Salty Parker

Francis James Parker
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 173 lbs.
Born: July 8, 1913 in East St. Louis, IL
Died: July 27, 1992 in Houston, TX
 

 

The third manager in the history of the New York Mets; shown here on a 1960 Topps Giants Coaches card, along with the man he replaced at the helm of the Mets, Wes Westrum. The next season, of course, Gil Hodges took over for New York, and the rest, as they say, was history.

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BATTING RECORD

YEAR CLUB    G AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SB CS SO BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1936 Det AL 11 25  6  7  2  0  0   4  9  0  2  3  2   0   1  - .333 .360 .280

 

MANAGERIAL RECORD

YEAR CLUB    G  W  L   PCT FINISH
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1967 *METS* 11  4  7  .364  10th 
1972 Hou NL  1  1  0 1.000   2nd 
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CAREER TOTS 12  5  7  .417       

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This is a list of the Salty Parker cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.

1960 Topps #469 (Giants Coaches)

1973 Topps #421 (Angels Field Leaders)

1974 Topps #276 (Angels Field Leaders)

1987 International Sportscard Co. Bellingham Mariners #28

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