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Coach Holowaty: “John is a very good ballplayer who’s  played short and second base and  can even pitch.   He’s a very key ballplayer for us who wants to win and a captain who leads by his actions."

High School: Four-year member of baseball program and two-year member of basketball team… pitched and played shortstop… as senior baseball captain, named to all-area team and team MVP…

PERSONAL: John B. Parke May 2, 1988… Major: Sport and Leisure Management… Parents: Lindsay and John… Residence: Middlefield, CT…


Career Statistics Thru 2010



Your personal goal for the season: A national Championship

Keep one thing about Eastern: Baseball traditions

Favorite movie: Top Gun

Favorite actor: Mark Wahlberg

Favorite Olympic sport to watch: basketball

What should be the penalty for athletes who test positive for drugs?: Suspensions and weekly tests

Most difficult aspect of your sport: Consistency

Your choice as best athlete (any level) of all time: Michael Jordan

Favorite pro team: Philadelphia Eagles

If anyone could be your life coach, who would you choose?:  Father

Hardest thing you’ve ever done in your life: Pallbearer at Grandmother's wake

One thing you would like to do before you die: Win a national championship

Greatest coach (any level) of all time: Vince Lombardi

Your favorite moment of all time): When the Philadelphia Eagles finally win the Super Bowl

Something you would never be caught dead doing: Eating squash

Favorite smell: Mom’s stuffed peppers

Smartest animal: Eagle

Who were you or who do you hope you were in your first life? Walter Payton

Your greatest attribute: Determination

What would you like to get paid to do for a living? Playing a sport I love

Parent’s favorite entertainer: Jeff Foxworthy

What will be the price of gas a year from now? More than it was this year

Automobile you would buy tomorrow if you had the money: Lamborghini Marcielago

Your contribution to the Green Movement: Recycle bottles and cans

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