Ace Parker

Clarence McKay Parker
Born: May 17, 1912
Portsmouth, VA USA
Deceased: November 6, 2013
Portsmouth, VA
Position: TB-DB-QB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 178
College: Duke
High School: Woodrow Wilson (Portsmouth, VA)
Career: 1937-1946
Drafted: 1937 in Round 2, #13 overall by the Brooklyn Dodgers
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1972

Ace Parker played from 1937 to 1946 during his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers and New York Yankees. Parker threw for 4,698 yards in his career, completing 335 of 718 passes with 30 touchdowns and 50 interceptions. He also ran for 1,292 yards in 498 attempts with 13 rushing touchdowns.


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Passing:

Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1937NFL Brooklyn Dodgers612845.95148.411.6711.541.3
1938NFL Brooklyn Dodgers1486342.68655.853.474.753.5
1939NFL Brooklyn Dodgers1577245.99776.242.5138.366 40.2
1940NFL Brooklyn Dodgers1114944.18177.4109.076.373.3
1941NFL Brooklyn Dodgers1025150.06396.322.087.847 43.7
1945NFL Boston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers241041.71235.100.0520.841 18.6
1946AAFC New York Yankees1156253.97636.687.032.675 87.0
NFL60327345.339356.5223.6477.866 
AAFC1156253.97636.687.032.675 
Totals71833546.746986.5304.2507.075 

Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1937NFL Brooklyn Dodgers34260.81
1938NFL Brooklyn Dodgers932532.72
1939NFL Brooklyn Dodgers1042712.65
1940NFL Brooklyn Dodgers893063.42
1941NFL Brooklyn Dodgers853013.560 0
1945NFL Boston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers18-49-2.70
1946AAFC New York Yankees751842.53
NFL42311082.660 10
AAFC751842.53
Totals49812922.660 13

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1938NFL Brooklyn Dodgers11919.019 1
1939NFL Brooklyn Dodgers155.00
1940NFL Brooklyn Dodgers313946.371 2
1941NFL Brooklyn Dodgers36622.036 0
NFL822928.671 3
Totals822928.671 3

Kicking:

Year Team X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
1937NFL Brooklyn Dodgers11
1938NFL Brooklyn Dodgers7571.45
1939NFL Brooklyn Dodgers10.05120.03
1940NFL Brooklyn Dodgers221986.419
NFL302583.35120.028
Totals302583.35120.028

Punting:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1939NFL Brooklyn Dodgers40167842.065
1940NFL Brooklyn Dodgers49187538.359
1941NFL Brooklyn Dodgers27107940.049
1945NFL Boston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers722432.051
1946AAFC New York Yankees2791133.70
NFL123485639.565
AAFC2791133.70
Totals150576738.465

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1941NFL Brooklyn Dodgers161539.60
1946AAFC New York Yankees88510.60
NFL161539.61
AAFC88510.60
Totals242389.91

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1941NFL Brooklyn Dodgers37123.70
1946AAFC New York Yankees22713.50
NFL37123.70
AAFC22713.50
Totals59819.60

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1938NFL Brooklyn Dodgers 1
1940NFL Brooklyn Dodgers614624.368 1
1941NFL Brooklyn Dodgers155.00
NFL715121.668 2
Totals715121.668 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1945NFL Boston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers21-400
NFL021-400
Totals0021-400

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1937NFL Brooklyn Dodgers1101013
1938NFL Brooklyn Dodgers21105029
1939NFL Brooklyn Dodgers50010033
1940NFL Brooklyn Dodgers221019049
1946AAFC New York Yankees30010024
NFL103100200125000124
AAFC300000010000024
Totals133100201125000148


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1937NFLBrooklyn Dodgers44
1938NFLBrooklyn Dodgers1111
1939NFLBrooklyn Dodgers1110
1940NFLBrooklyn Dodgers1110
1941NFLBrooklyn Dodgers119
1945NFLBoston Yanks/Brooklyn Tigers81
1946AAFCNew York Yankees124

Awards

1940 - Joe F. Carr Trophy (MVP)

Honors

1937 - International News Service All-NFL (2nd Team)
1938 - NFL All-NFL (1st Team)
1938 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1938 - International News Service All-NFL (1st Team)
1938 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1938 - Collyers Eye Magazine All-NFL (2nd Team)
1938 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1939 - NFL All-NFL (2nd Team)
1939 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1939 - International News Service All-NFL (2nd Team)
1939 - Chicago Herald American All-NFL (2nd Team)
1939 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1939 - Collyers Eye Magazine All-NFL (1st Team)
1940 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1940 - NFL All-NFL (1st Team)
1940 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1940 - International News Service All-NFL (1st Team)
1940 - Collyers Eye Magazine All-NFL (1st Team)
1940 - Chicago Herald American All-NFL (1st Team)
1940 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1946 - AAFC United Press International All-AAFC (2nd Team)