Episode #125: August 23, 2021
This week’s guests are Dave Parker and Dave Jordan, co-authors of Cobra: A Life of Baseball and Brotherhood. Parker is a former National League Most Valuable Player and two-time batting champion. He played nineteen seasons in the major leagues, was a seven-time All-Star, and won three Gold Gloves and three Silver Slugger Awards. He was the 1979 All-Star MVP, played on two World Series champion teams, and was the first million-dollar-per-year player. He currently lives in Ohio, where he has created the Dave Parker 39 Foundation, an organization focused on finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease. Jordan is a writer and filmmaker living in New Jersey. He founded Instream Sports, the first athlete-author writing platform. He has written for Sporting News, SB Nation, and the Hardball Times, and he is the coauthor (with John D’Acquisto) of Fastball John.
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