Mel Queen (pitcher)

For the outfielder and pitcher born 1942, MLB player/manager, see Mel Queen (pitcher/outfielder).
Mel Queen
Born: (1918-03-04)March 4, 1918
Maxwell, Pennsylvania
Died: April 4, 1982(1982-04-04) (aged 64)
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 18, 1942, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
May 1, 1952, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 27-40
Strikeouts 328
Earned run average 5.09

Melvin Joseph Queen (March 4, 1918 – April 4, 1982) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. From 1942 through 1952, he played for the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates. Queen batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Maxwell, Pennsylvania.

In an eight-season career, Queen posted a 27–40 record with 328 strikeouts and a 5.09 ERA in 556-2/3 innings pitched.

Queen died in Fort Smith, Arkansas, at the age of 63.

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