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Sullivan, Paul (1987)

Sullivan, Paul (87)

In 1958, Cheverus High shortstop Paul Sullivan became the only freshman to win the Telegram League batting title. He hit .362.

Sullivan batted .349 in ’59, .365 in 60 and .397 in 61.

He was all-Telly his first two years as a shortstop, all Telly as a junior and senior as a catcher.

Sullivan next took his bat to Boston College, hitting .417 for the Eagle Frosh.

The Minnesota Twins then snapped up Sullivan. He played for Wytheville, ‘Va. , of the Appalachian League, tor Erie, Pa., of the Class A New York-Pennsylvania League in 63, and for the Quincy, Ill., Gemis of the Class A Midwest League in ’64. He batted .511 for Quincy and, as in previous pro ball campaigns, was high on the league list in homers and RBIs.

Sullivan played against future Red Soxers Tony and Billy Conigliaro, Reggie Smith and George Scott.

Now a computer program consultant, Sullivan resides in Westbrook with wife Kathy and children Moira, Meaghan and Jessica.

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