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Frank Quinn from the Chronology
May 12, 1950 - Before today's game Red Sox star Ted Williams apologizes through a front office statement to the hometown fans for "insulting gestures" he made in response to catcalls prompted by his 2 errors in a doubleheader loss (13-4 and 5-3) to Detroit yesterday. Williams' 2nd bobble allowed the Tigers eventual winning run to score. The Sox waive Frank Quinn to the Senators.
Jun 26, 1948 - Yale wins the second game of the College World Series, 8–3, behind the pitching of Frank Quinn, as Southern Cal strands 14 runners. George Bush has a single and two RBIs for the Eli. In the second game, USC jumps to a 6–0 lead and coasts home, 9-2. Southern Cal’s Gail Henley signs with the Giants and doesn’t bother returning to California, heading for Minneapolis instead. Frank Quinn signs a bonus with the Red Sox and will appear in nine games. The USC bat boy is Sparky Anderson.
Jun 27, 1947 - In the first ever College World Series, played on the home field of Western Michigan College in Kalamazoo, MI, Commissioner Happy Chandler throws out the first ball for the game between Yale and California. Yale’s 4-2 lead is protected by Frank Quinn, who throws 5 scoreless innings before running into trouble in the 7th. The Bears take a 6-4 lead and when Quinn in lifted for a pinch hitter in the 8th, Cal rolls to a 17-4 win.
Jun 20, 1947 - Yale bests Clemson 7-3 in the first game of the NCAA East Regional. Eli 1B George Bush has a single in 4 at bats and steals a base. Winning pitcher Frank Quinn will sign a $50000 bonus with the Red Sox but never win a ML game. Yale will lose 8-7 to the University of California in the College World Series.