Former Sox pitcher Mel Parnell dies

Former Sox lefthander Mel Parnell died Tuesday after battling cancer, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported. Parnell, 89, pitched for Boston from 1947-56. He had a 123-75 record with a 3.50 ERA in 289 games (232 starts).

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