EDMONTON ESKIMOS
IN THE HALL OF FAME

 

PARKER, JACKIE (Elected as a Player, November 25, 1971.)

"The Fast Freight from Mississippi State" or "Ole Spaghetti Legs" starred for the

Edmonton Eskimos from 1954 to 1962, the Argos from 1963 to 1965 and B.C.

Lions from 1966 to 1968.  He played on three Grey Cup winners with Edmonton,

won the Schenley as the CFL's top player three times was an All-Star for eight

straight years and scored 750 points, including that dramatic 84-yard TD run in the

1954 Grey Cup game.  He starred at Quarterback, Halfback and Defensive Back.

Member of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.


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Updated and edited Sept. 27, 2002