Read more:Former Red Sox pitcher Mel Parnell passed away on Tuesday after battling cancer, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported. Parnell, 89, was a two-time All-Star (1949, '51) who pitched for Boston from 1947-56 and recorded a 123-75 record with a 3.50 ERA in 289 games (232 starts).
Read more:Dave Philley, a switch-hitting outfielder who still holds the major league record for most consecutive pinch hits, died Thursday in his hometown of Paris at the age of 91.
Reportedly, he was found slumped over the steering wheel of his vehicle at his ranch.
Services are pending at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home in Paris.