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Mel ParnellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1947-1956 MLB Years: 1947-1956
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PositionsP-289Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMelvin Lloyd Parnell
Height6-0Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 13,1922 [96.184]PlaceNew Orleans,Louisiana
High SchoolPeters (New Orleans,LA)
MLB DebutApril 20,1947 [24.311]
OrganizationsBOS [10] Awards0Awards Voting4-192
TBC Player ID16350Retrosheet IDparnm101MLBAM ID120242
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Boston Red Sox in 1950,1952-1954 ... Threw a no-hitter on JUly 14,1956 against the Chicago White Sox ... Elected to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 1997
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts48Walks47Hittable50SO/BB46vsPower50Hitting52Durability78Team.554Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17S/R25236.3915510105050.2604136127234101.7210.660.184.804.090.85.4003.44
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17ST261583.143527816150212.02058774790773201.398.700.303.823.270.86.6523.63
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17ST272572.773933627452295.02581029181341229001.337.860.244.083.720.91.7813.40
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17ST2818103.614031921283249.024411610017106934001.418.820.613.833.360.88.6434.00
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17ST2918113.263629711342221.022999801177772001.389.330.453.143.141.00.6213.47
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17ST3012123.623329415332214.0207948613891075001.388.710.553.744.501.20.5003.43
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17ST312183.063834412520241.02179882151161367001.388.100.564.335.081.17.7243.72
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17S/R32373.7019154412092.01044538735385001.5110.140.683.413.701.09.3003.70
1955Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17S/R33237.831394002146.06244401225180001.8912.132.354.893.520.72.4006.61
1956Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17ST34763.77212016100131.012971551359412001.438.840.894.042.810.69.5384.38
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter123753.50289232571132036101751.2171579768210475873241301.418.810.533.893.760.97.6211.23
Boston Red Sox Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter123753.50289232571132036101751.2171579768210475873241301.418.810.533.893.760.97.621-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1593.503629714351220.0215100861395925001.418.810.533.893.760.97.6251.23

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17p251518110001000400000.056.056.056.1121018.071.000.000.0520.0022.220.000.000.000.00
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17p26358061310080011102002.163.173.175.34814183.188.012.025.1651.2013.2511.000.000.007.69
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17p27391149293001300310010004.254.274.281.555323127.279.027.053.2622.367.873.330.000.0010.34
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17p28409871950070051313002.194.240.245.485245107.224.051.102.2314.6712.152.600.000.0026.32
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17p293781122511050071004001.309.364.346.71028292.352.037.123.3357.6110.871.430.000.008.00
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17p3035844801140061200004.095.156.155.31113290.099.060.131.1536.6713.332.001.1184.0025.00
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17p31389472140091041606000.223.255.266.521254104.269.043.096.2423.8515.384.000.000.0019.05
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17p321934131000101411000.088.139.118.2574137.100.030.088.1292.7010.814.000.000.0033.33
1955Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17p331419161003000300000.316.316.368.6847119.375.052.053.3080.0015.790.000.000.0016.67
1956Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17p3421464710000021104000.152.188.174.3628152.200.022.065.1703.8521.155.500.000.0014.29
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter293668521321721502029942300013.198.233.234.46715620729.229.036.082.0003.9812.893.240.14668.0015.15
Average MLB - Per 162 games162369297391128101652117007.198.233.234.4678611403.229.036.082.0003.9812.893.240.14668.0015.15

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25P15-50-71-87.8750.470.14-----15100.09.7
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26P35-212948135857.9831.630.27-----35100.022.6
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27P39-295853-561611.0001.560.21-----39100.025.3
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28P40-249767167574.9871.850.30-----40100.026.0
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29P36-221842325350.9431.390.23-----3797.323.4
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30P33-2141538-453531.0001.610.25-----3594.321.4
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31P38-2411027243937.9490.970.15-----38100.024.8
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32P19-92317112120.9521.050.22-----19100.012.3
1955Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33P13-46291-1211.9170.850.24-----1492.98.4
1956Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34P21-131719222826.9291.240.20-----21100.013.6
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P289-1751693271227408396.9711.370.23-----2890.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2515----------
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2635----------
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2739----------
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2840----------
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2936----------
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3033----------
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3138----------
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3219----------
1955Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3313----------
1956Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3421----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1965Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos43Broadcaster16262100.38340.09Billy Herman
1966Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos44Broadcaster1627290.44426.09Billy Herman,Pete Runnels
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos45Broadcaster1629270.568--1Dick WilliamsLost World Series (Cardinals)
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos46Broadcaster1628676.53117.04Dick Williams
1969Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha47Broadcaster1626894.42029.05Don Gutteridge,Al Lopez
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1941-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.