Hal Kolstad

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Hal Kolstad
Born: (1935-06-01) June 1, 1935 (age 79)
Rice Lake, Wisconsin
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 22, 1962 for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
July 17, 1963 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Win–loss record 0–4
Strikeouts 42
Earned run average 6.59

Harold Everette Kolstad (born June 1, 1935 in Rice Lake, Wisconsin) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1962 through 1963 for the Boston Red Sox. Listed at 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Weight: 190 lb., Kolstad batted and threw right-handed. He was signed by Boston as a free agent in 1957 out of the San Jose State University.

In a two-season career, Kolstad posted a 0–4 record with 42 strikeouts and a 6.59 ERA in 34 appearances, including two starts, two saves and 72⅓ innings pitched.

In 1966, Kolstad joined the faculty at Leigh High School in San Jose, California as a teacher and coach. He remained there until his retirement in 1990.[1]


  1. ^ "Hal Kolstad, Class of 1953". Watsonville High School Foundation Hall of Fame. 2011. Retrieved October 4, 2011. 

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