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August 22, 2007

Parker Named To All-Time Rawlings Gold Glove Team

CMS Hall of Fame member Wes Parker was named to the All-Time Rawlings Gold Glove Baseball Team which was announced today. He played nine seasons for the Los Angeles Dodgers and won Gold Gloves, awarded to the best defensive player at each position, from 1967-72. He had a career .996 fielding percentage at first base. Signed by the Dodgers in 1963, he played for the team from 1964-72. He batted .304 during the 1965 World Series to help the Dodgers to the title.

Parker played on the first three Stags baseball teams. He was the co-MVP in 1959 and MVP in 1960 and 1961. He was selected First Team All-SCIAC in 1960 and 1961 and an All-American in 1961. "He was the hardest worker I ever had at CMS," stated Bill Arce, CMS' founding baseball coach and athletic director. "He honed his great natural talent with tremendous work ethic."

The remaining members of the team can be found with the entire release at:
http://www.rawlingsgoldglove.com/News/Releases/Aug-22-2007.aspx