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Mellor has weathered many storms

Dave Mellor was in his customary role supervising the grounds crew as it prepared the Fenway field for Game 5 last night. Dave Mellor was in his customary role supervising the grounds crew as it prepared the Fenway field for Game 5 last night. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
By Adam Kilgore
Globe Staff / October 17, 2008

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In his 24 years as a major league groundskeeper, Dave Mellor has developed an immunity from the unusual. Five times when he worked for the Milwaukee Brewers, it snowed on the eve of Opening Day. Once in his tenure with the Red Sox, a quarter-inch of rain canceled the next day's game - on a bright, sunny day. (Full article: 597 words)

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