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Elected in 1985 … Haverstraw H.S., Class of 1942 … great all-round athlete whose best sport was baseball … four-year varsity performer and two-year All-County shortstop … also earned All-County laurels as a soccer forward and basketball guard … in addition, won varsity letters as a tailback in football and pole vaulter in track … played on several championship and all-star baseball teams while serving military duty in the Army… once played on a service all-star team with Ted Williams, a club managed by Babe Ruth … later played minor-league baseball for the Class C Stockton Ports of the California League … as the everyday shortstop, Bolack helped the team win the league and playoff titles … set a league record with hits in eight straight at bats … played for the Providence Chiefs for two years before retiring … helped found the Haverstraw Red Raider Midgets football program … was very active in local youth baseball and basketball leagues as well