Melvin Leon Stottlemyre Sr.
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 178 lb.
Born: November 13, 1941 in Hazleton, MO
High School: Mabton HS (Mabton, WA) by the Signed New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1961.
( All Transactions) Debut: August 12, 1964 (Age 22)
vs. CHW 9.0 IP, 7 H, 1 SO, 1 BB, 2 ER, W Team: Yankees 1964-1974 Final Game: August 16, 1974 (Age 32)
vs. CHW 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Relatives: Father of Mel Stottlemyre and Father of Todd Stottlemyre
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News -- December 2013
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team's pitching coach, Mel Stottlemyre was under- appreciated
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