Parnell, Mel – Bonin's Briefs

Parnell, Mel

We are collecting all sports cards, memorabilia and any photographs of Mel Parnell. He is a graduate of S. J. Peters High School in New Orleans, LA. Parnell was signed by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1941. He pitched in the Red Sox minor leagues from 1941-1942 and then went and served in the war. From 1946-1947 he played in the Red Sox minors. He was called up by the Red Sox in 1947 and played in 15 games. He played for the Red Sox from 1948-1956. He was an All-Star in 1949 & 1951. Pitched a no-hitter on July 14, 1956. After his playing career, Parnell managed the New Orleans Pelicans of the Class AA Southern Association in 1959 and a series of Red Sox farm clubs from 1961 to 1963. Parnell was a member of Boston’s radio and television announcing crew from 1965 to 1968 and the Chicago White Sox’ TV crew in 1969. Parnell was selected to the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 1997.

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