Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Wally Widholm

Wallace R. Widholm

August 6, 1927
Astoria, Queens, NY

March 4, 2005
Glastonbury, CT

1949-50 University of Connecticut (College)
1950-51 University of Connecticut (College)
1951-52 University of Connecticut (College)
1952-53 Manchester British Americans (ABL)

Born to John and May Widholm, Wally played baseball and basketball growing up and at the University of Connecticut. He served in the U.S. Navy prior to going to college. He played catcher in the Milwaukee Braves organization as well as a pro-basketball stint with the Manchester British Americans. He worked at Hamilton Standard until retirement.

Wally married Joyce Papetti and they had a son and a daughter.

Minor League Baseball Stats

Obituary, Hartford Courant, March 6, 2005


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