Harry Agganis

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Birthday
20, 1929
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jun 27, 1955 (26)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1929
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jun 27, 1955 (26)

About

Major League Baseball and college football star nicknamed "The Golden Greek" who played for the Boston Red Sox from 1944 to 1955. He died unexpectedly of pneumonia at age 26.

Before Fame

He was a star quarterback at Boston University, where he set the single-season school record for passing yards.

Trivia

Boston University opened the Agganis Arena in his memory in 2005.

Family Life

He had four brothers and two sisters.

Associated With

He played under manager Joe Cronin in Boston.