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Herm Weiskopf
December 19, 1983
It was no surprise that free agent Dave Parker (right) bolted the Pirates for a two-year, $1.6 million contract with the Reds. What was surprising was Parker himself: When he showed up at baseball's winter meetings in Nashville last week, he was clean-shaven for the first time in years, having removed his beard voluntarily. That was symbolic of Parker's joining the game's most conservative outfit, one that in recent years has been long on short hair and short on the long drives it hopes he'll provide.
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December 19, 1983

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