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1965 Salty Parker Game-Worn Jersey w/ Signed Photo Angels Coach – COA 100% Authentic TeamGo Back
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Salty Parker was a Major League Baseball infielder, coach and manager. Parker played in the Major Leagues for one month from August 13, 1936 through September 16, 1936. He appeared in 11 games, seven of which were at shortstop, for the Detroit Tigers, collecting seven hits and four RBIs for a .280 batting average and a .333 on-base percentage. Parker was sent to the Tigers on December 2, 1936 in a trade with Indianapolis American Association that also brought Dizzy Trout to the Tigers. Though Parker only played a month, Trout was a Major League pitcher for years, and eventually the Tigers’ ace.
After a lengthy minor league managerial career, including a stint managing Leones de Escogido in the Dominican Republic (1957–1959), Parker coached for the San Francisco Giants (1958–1961), Cleveland Indians (1962), Los Angeles/California Angels (1964–1966; 1973–1974), New York Mets (1967) and Houston Astros (1968–1972) and served brief stints as manager of the Mets.
Presented is the ONLY Salty Parker game worn Angels jersey from the 1965 season to exist. In the style’s first year, the light-blue button-down garment features “ANGELS” arched across the chest in blue-on-red felt and “21” sewn top the back in like fashion. Blue-and-red piping lines the collar and sleeve endings, while the vented left front tail is home to a “Tim McAuliffe” label and tags respectively denoting “’65” and size “44.” There are four holes (as tailored) under each arm to facilitate ventilation. The collar features a “Parker” (in red threading) sewn on patch for identification. Overall, shows heavy wear with thread fraying on the identifiers, loose/missing piping etc.
Also included is a small autographed black and white photo for provenance. It was signed by the coach in blue felt tip (“9”).
Authentication: 100% Authentic Team
1965 Salty Parker Game-Worn Jersey