Friday, February 22, 2019

Joe "J.T." Parker

Joseph Thrasher "Buddy" "J.T." Parker, Jr.

November 4, 1921
Birmingham, AL

November 22, 1983

1941-42 Louisiana Tech (College)
1946-47 Louisiana Tech (College)
1947-48 Louisiana Tech (College)
1947-48 Grayson's - Shreveport, LA (Independent)
1948-49 Birmingham Steelers (SPBL)

Parker, a 6'5 center for Lousiana Tech, entered the U.S. Navy in 1942. After World War 2, he was discharged and finished his schooling back at Tech. After graduating, he returned home to Birmingham, where he would play basketball for the Birmingham Steelers of the Southern League.
6'5 center at LA Tech

Buddy married Lois Branton in 1949.



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