June 4, 1849
October 10, 1911 (aged 62)
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|April 26, 1875 for the Washington Nationals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|April 22, 1876 for the Boston Red Stockings|
|Career highlights and awards|
William Robert Parks (June 4, 1849 - October 10, 1911) was an American left fielder, pitcher, and manager in Major League Baseball from Easton, Pennsylvania. A native of Easton, Pennsylvania, Parks played for the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia White Stockings, both of the National Association, in 1875. Then, in 1876, he played one game for the National League's Boston Red Caps. He was also manager of the Nationals for the last eight games of the 1875 season, guiding them to a record of 1-7 after they had gone 4-16 under teammate Holly Hollingshead.