Bobby Parnell

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Birthday
8, 1984
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
Virgo

About

Hard-throwing reliever who made his MLB debut for the New York Mets in 2008 and took over closing duties in 2013.

Before Fame

He was a starter in the minor leagues before being converted to the bullpen.

Trivia

Former veteran teammate Jason Isringhausen taught him to throw a knuckle-curve, giving him the secondary pitch he needed to be more effective.

Family Life

He grew up in Salisbury, North Carolina.

Associated With

He joined speedy shortstop Jose Reyes on the Mets in 2008.