Fellow ’Wick baseball captain Tony Calabrese ’97 joins Carlson as the lone individual inductees.
In three seasons of varsity baseball, Calabrese hit .452, .481, and .381, earning All-FAA honors for each stellar performance and leading the team to its first FAA championship in more than a decade. Calabrese also captained the hockey team while a Bruin.
Calabrese became an immediate starter at shortstop at Seton Hall University, and was named to the All-Big East freshman team. He left school following his junior year, after being selected by the New York Yankees in the MLB Draft. He embarked on a four-year professional career, playing in both the Yankees and Mets systems at the AA level.