|Top-of-the line pitcher, Mel Parnell pitched in Boston's Fenway Park and posted a fine career mark of 123-75, a pct of .621 with an ERA of 3.50, pitched 20 career shutouts. This crafty, southpaw pitcher in 1949, with his wicked breaking ball, he posted his most impressive numbers, leading the league in wins 25 and lost just 7, pitched 27 complete games, 295 innings. He hurled four shutouts and his ERA was 2.77.
In the 1950's, Mel Parnell was still a leading hurler racking up 18-10, 18-11, 12-12, and 21-8. Parnell suffered a broken arm in 1954 and after two sub-par seasons retired. baseballhistorian.com archives