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 History Players Teams Obituaries Site search Contact UsSponsor a page on Historic Baseball! Click here for detailsRoy ParteeRoy Robert ParteeBorn: Sept. 17, 1917 in Los Angeles,CADied: Dec. 26, 2000Debut: 1943 | Pos:CHt: 5-10 | Wt: 180 | B:R | T: RYrsGABHitsHRRBISBAvg5367109027321142.250>> Visit theRoy Partee biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.Roy Partee, a catcher withthe Red Sox and Browns, died Dec. 26, 2000.Partee, who served in theArmy during World War II, returned in 1946 to help the Red Sox win theAL pennant. In the 1946 series, he wasalso a part of the Cardinals’ Enos Slaughter’s Mad Dash. With the game tied at 3,Slaughter hit a single in the bottom of the 8th inning.  The Red Soxrecorded two outs. The Cardinals’ Harry Walker came up to bat with Slaughterstill on first.  Slaughter took off for secondon a steal attempt, but Walker connected with the ball, sending it overthe shortstop into the outfield. Slaughter ran through the sign by thethird-base coach while Boston’s Leon Culberson fielded the ball and threwit to shortstop Johnny Pesky. Pesky threw the ball to Parteeat home, but Slaughter slid past him for the winning run. In Nov. 1947, the Red Soxtraded Partee, along with Jim Wilson, Al Widmar, Eddie Pellagrini, PeteLaydenm, Joe Owstrowski and $310,000 to the St. Louis Browns for Jack Kramerand Vern Stephens. He was involved in anothertrade in 1948 that sent him to the Yankees. New York, however, sent Parteeto the minor leagues.