Tuesday, June 5, 2012

June 5

1947 - 66 Exhibits - Don Kolloway

On this day in 1943, Don Kolloway had two hits, including a triple and two RBI, to help lead the White Sox to a victory over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, 4-1.

Don played with the White Sox from 1940 until 1943, went off with the 29th Infantry Division during World War II, where he earned a bronze star, then played with the Pale Hose from 1946 until he was traded to the Detroit Tigers for Earl Rapp on May 7, 1949.

From 1956 until 1969, Don owned a bar in Blue Island, Illinois called Kolloways.

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