Biography — Antinelli Albert A

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Albert A. Antinelli

Albert A. Antinelli
Baseball
Inducted Inaugural Class of 1990

Al was one of the best all-around athletes to come out of Geneva High School. Al starred in baseball, football, and basketball. He lettered in baseball and football for three years and in basketball for four years. After graduating from Geneva in 1951 Al went to Colgate University where he played varsity basketball, varsity baseball, and JV & varsity football as a freshman. He was a winning pitcher for the baseball team; a strong varsity basketball player; and, a quarterback on the undefeated JV football team.

Al signed with the Boston Red Sox to play pro baseball in 1952. He played with minor league teams at Roanoke, Greensboro, Allentown, Chattanooga, and Syracuse. He played in 1952 and 1953 and then served two years in the U.S. Army. Al continued his baseball career in 1956 and continued playing until 1960 when his career came to an end due to arm trouble. In 1959 he won the “Silver Glove” award for his fielding ability in the minor leagues as a pitcher. Al received his B.A. degree from Colgate in 1958. Al was the Director of Guidance at Victor Central School.

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