Buddy Parker

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Birthday
16, 1913
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Mar 22, 1982 (68)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
16, 1913
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Mar 22, 1982 (68)

About

NFL coach who led the Chicago Cardinals to their second NFL title, which was their first league victory that wasn't disputed.

Before Fame

As a rookie fullback with the Lions, he won the 1935 NFL championship.

Trivia

He was notoriously superstitious - none of his players wore number 13 jerseys.

Family Life

His parents raise him in Slaton, Texas.

Associated With

Never one to mince words, when Parker resigned as head coach of the Steelers, he told the team owner Art Rooney, "I can't win with this bunch of stiffs."