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From the archives | July 14

Mel Parnell tosses no-hitter for Red Sox at Fenway

Lefty is first Sox pitcher to achieve feat since 1923

In one of baseball’s truly dramatic moments, Mel Parnell yesterday became the first Red Sox pitcher since 1923 to pitch a no-hit, no-run game when he stopped the White Sox, 4-0, at Fenway Park.

And the no-hitter didn’t mean a thing to the veteran left-hander.

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