Ace Parker Dies

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Clarence "Ace" Parker, the oldest member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has died. He was 101. Parker died Wednesday. He was a Portsmouth, Virginia native who played football, basketball and baseball at Duke University, then starred with the NFL's Brooklyn Dodgers from 1937-41. He won the league's most valuable player award in 1940 for his exploits as a quarterback, defensive back and punter. He was inducted into the hall of fame in 1972.



 
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