Boleslof P. Birsky
Boleslof P. Birsky
Class: Class of 1945
Sport: Basketball, Baseball
Enshrined: Inducted October 17, 1992

Bo Birsky was a standout in both basketball and baseball at SMC. In basketball, he led the Knights in scoring in three of his four years, captained the team as a junior and senior, and was named All-State as a sophomore and senior. In baseball, he excelled both on the mound and at third base. He was named All-State three times in his career, and captained the team as a junior and senior. He pitched all three of his team's victories in 1945, beating Vermont twice (a one-hitter and a six-hitter, each time striking out 15). In his collegiate finale, he threw a three-hit, 16 strikeout shutout against Middlebury. He was also an offensive threat, batting .310 as a junior and .322 as a senior. At the close of his senior year, Bo was awarded the prestigious Block "M" Award, for athletic and scholastic excellence.

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