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 Bernie Teliszewski
Bernie Teliszewski
Position:
Baseball, Football

Bernie Teliszewski '57

- A hard-hitting outfielder and hard-charging football back, he was the epitome of the "scholar-athlete" during his storied career at the Heights.

- Captain of Boston College baseball as a senior, he was MVP of the Greater Boston League with a .444 batting average and led the GBL in home runs and runs batted in.

- A three-year baseball starter, he posted an impressive .315 career batting average.

- In football, he was the Eagles' starting running back for three seasons and scored nine career touchdowns, most of them on powerful rushes into the heart of the opposing defense.

- Named winner of the prestigious Thomas F. Scanlan Memorial Award as BC football's top scholar-athlete and was elected to membership in the Cross and Crown Honor Society, one of the University's highest academic honors.

- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Hall of Fame in 2011.