Originally Posted by redsfanmia
This is almost completely off topic but I remember Parker's last season with the Reds and how midway through the year the opposing team would walk Eric Davis to face Parker and how that broke my heart. Parker was my favorite Red at that time and I always wanted him to stick it them, but he was in such a funk he just didnt.
The astro turf was killing his knees. I remember when Pete tried him at 1B to try to help him out. Like watching a wounded deer try to get up after getting shot. Sad.