Hal Kolstad

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Hal Kolstad
Born: (1935-06-01) June 1, 1935 (age 78)
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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