Parker was a Portsmouth native who played football, basketball and baseball at Duke University, then starred with the NFL’s Brooklyn Dodgers from 1937-41.
Parcells was joined at the ceremony by the other five living members of the Hall of Fame who played for the Giants.
Donovan made a name for himself as a feisty defensive tackle for the Baltimore Colts, helping the team to world championships in 1958 and 1959.
As Parcells stands on that stage in Canton, he will not only represent the height of coaching, but how luck plays so much into greatness regardless of one’s potential.
He got his monicker from a fictional fish that got no respect, but Bill Parcells got the ultimate nod on Saturday.
The opportunity is there. It’s time for the voters to give Bill Parcells his due.
Single-season sacks leader Michael Strahan and two players who tried to block him are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Would Tom Coughlin and Eli Manning be Hall of Famers if their careers ended today? One legendary Giant certainly thinks so.
Tomlinson said Monday he would rather be enshrined in Canton without a ring than win a title sans his Hall of Fame resume.
Eli Manning, Pro Football Hall of Famer? Not according to one former Giants teammate.
Laugh if you like. Eli won’t tell you to stop. He’ll just show you why you should.
Quite simply, Giants coach Tom Coughlin belongs in the Hall of Fame whether he wins a second Lombardi Trophy or not.
“I can honestly say this is the greatest team I have ever belonged to,” Rice said. “I am truly humbled and honored.”