Roy Alexander Parnell
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 170 lb.
- Debut 1927
- Final Game 1943
- Born November 23, 1903 in Port Allen, LA USA
- Died February 22, 1954 in Philadelphia, PA USA
Roy Parnell, often called Red Parnell, played 16 years in the Negro Leagues and also managed a couple of seasons. While he pitched eight games, he was mainly an outfielder, primarily in left field. He has been given serious consideration for the Hall of Fame.
Parnell played half of his career with the Philadelphia Stars (1936-1943) and managed the team for a spell.
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
- 2-time NNL All-Star (1934 & 1939)
- NNL Batting Average Leader (1927)
- NNL On-Base Percentage Leader (1927)
- NSL Slugging Percentage Leader (1932)
- NNL At-Bats Leader (1941)
- NNL Hits Leader (1927)
- NNL Singles Leader (1941)
- NSL Doubles Leader (1932)
- NSL Triples Leader (1932)
- NSL RBI Leader (1932)
|1940||Philadelphia Stars||Negro National League||6-8||--||Philadelphia Stars||Replaced by Jake Dunn|
|1941||Philadelphia Stars||Negro National League||3-13||--||Philadelphia Stars||Replaced by Oscar Charleston|