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Dr. Jim Parkes

Dr. Jim Parkes (Team physician.  Born, Red Bank, NJ, Mar. 2, 1932; died, New York, NY, Dec. 13, 1999.)  Celebrated for getting the Knicks’ Willis Reed ready for the seventh game of the 1970 N.B.A. Final, Dr. James Creighton Parkes, II, was also the team physician for the Mets for 18 seasons (1974-91).  A graduate […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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