Douglas Woolley Parker (April 24, 1895 – May 15, 1972) was a catcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Phillies during the 1923 season. Listed at 5' 11", Weight: 160 lb., Parker batted and threw right handed. He was born in Forest Home, Alabama.[1]

Dixie Parker
Catcher
Born: (1895-04-24)April 24, 1895
Forest Home, Alabama
Died: May 15, 1972(1972-05-15) (aged 77)
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Batted: Left
Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 28, 1923, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
October 6, 1923, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Games played4
At-bats5
Hits1
RBI1
Batting average.200
Teams

Parker played briefly for the 1923 Phillies, forming part of a catcher tandem that included Butch Henline, Dink O'Brien and Jimmy Wilson.[2]

He also spent parts of 16 minor league seasons spanning 1918–1941, while playing or managing for 17 teams in 13 different leagues.

Parker died in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, at the age of 77.

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