Roy Parmelee
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Roy Parmelee
Roy Parmelee
Roy Parmelee 1933 Goudey baseball card
Born: (1907-04-25)April 25, 1907
Lambertville, Michigan
Died: August 31, 1981(1981-08-31) (aged 74)
Monroe, Michigan
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 28, 1929, for the New York Giants
Last MLB appearance
June 10, 1939, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Win-loss record59-55
Earned run average4.27

Leroy Earl Parmelee (April 25, 1907 - August 31, 1981) was an American professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1929 to 1939 for the New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, and Philadelphia Athletics.

In 1936, Parmelee posted the highest pitching game score ever in Cardinals' franchise history.[1] On April 29, he defeated Carl Hubbell of the New York Giants in 17 innings and posted a game score of 116. Parmelee pitched all 17 innings, allowed just six hits, four walks, and one run while striking out nine. Hubbell also pitched a complete game, posting a game score of 98.[2]

Parmelee was a better than average hitting pitcher, posting a .207 batting average (82-for-396) with 30 runs, 5 home runs and 34 RBI over 206 games pitched.

See also


  1. ^ "From 1916 to 2013, Playing for STL, as Starter, sorted by greatest game_score". Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ "April 29, 1936 New York Giants at St. Louis Cardinals play by play and box score". Retrieved 2014.

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