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 Andrew Spognardi
Andrew Spognardi

Andrew Spognardi '32

- An All-East and All-America shortstop, he was captain of the 1932 Boston College baseball team.

- As a true all-around player, he excelled in every aspect of the game: hitting, fielding, running, and throwing.

- After graduation, he signed with the Boston Red Sox and was immediately placed on the Major League roster.

- He gave up his dream of professional baseball to enter Medical School, eventually practicing family medicine in the Roslindale section of Boston for 50 years.

- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1973.