Mel Queen (pitcher)
Born: March 4, 1918|
Died: April 4, 1982 64) (aged|
Fort Smith, Arkansas
|April 18, 1942, for the New York Yankees|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 1, 1952, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|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.
Queen died in Fort Smith, Arkansas, at the age of 63.
- His son, Melvin Douglas Queen, was an MLB outfielder-turned-pitcher who played with the Reds and Angels and also coached and managed for the Toronto Blue Jays.
- Statistics and analysis Baseball Reference