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GLEN ABBOTT
Inducted 1996



A native of the Bronx, NY, Glen Abbott played baseball from 1969-72. He received his bachelor's degree in mathematics in 1972.
A shortstop and leadoff hitter for most of his career, Abbott became the school's first All-American in any sport with his NCAA College Division second-team selection in 1970.
That year, he led the entire nation in stolen base average, stealing two per game as a junior. Playing 13 games, Abbott collected 26 stolen bases, including at least one in nine straight games. He was named in the publication Outstanding Athletes of America in 1971. Abbott batted .339 as a junior, leading Binghamton to a 10-6 mark. He stole 13 bases in the team's first nine games, and also had seven multiple-hit games.
A two-time captain, Abbott stole 58 bases in 53 career games, and had 15 games with multiple stolen bases. He also had a career batting average of .320.
He holds school records for most stolen bases in a game (4) and consecutive games with at least one stolen base (10). Abbott was honored as Binghamton's "Athlete of the Year" in 1970-71.


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