Leroy Earl Parmelee (April 25, 1907 in Lambertville, Michigan – August 31, 1981 in Monroe, Michigan) was a professional baseball pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1929-1939. He played for the New York Giants, Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago Cubs, and St. Louis Cardinals.
In 1936, Parmelee posted the highest pitching game score ever in Cardinals' franchise history. 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.
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- ^ "April 29, 1936 New York Giants at St. Louis Cardinals play by play and box score". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved January 19, 2014.
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