In this age of specialization, we again salute one of the finest three sport athletes to grace Acton Boxboro athletics. Bobby Kostro was a leader in every sport he participated. Quarterback.. Pitcher-Shortstop. Dominant Forward. A three-year letterman in all three sporting disciplines Bobby brought a quiet intensity to every sporting challenge.
To say baseball was his lead sport might be argumentative given his diversity to being a multi-talented athlete, but let the record speak for itself. A First Team D.C.L. All-star in 1981 and 1982, Lowell Sun All-star 1981, Lowell Sun "Player of the Year' 1982, MVP in the EMASS Tourney 1982. Bobby held a career pitching record of 22 wins 5 losses. In 1981, Bobby matched legendary Tommy King with a school record 10 wins and he struck out 23 Bedford Buc batters. He is most proud of 3-Consecutive D.C.L. Championships 1980, 1981 and 1982. In football, Bobby quarterbacked the AB Varsity Football Team to a 9-1 record, the best record until the 1994 Super Bowl Champions. Overcoming a serious knee injury his junior season, Bobby was among the State's passing leaders with 10 touchdowns and 1008 yard through the air. Bobby garnered the D.C.L. All-Star team quarterback honor. At UMASS Amherst, Bobby was a 4-year Varsity Letterman, receiving the Chancellor's Four-Year Talents Scholarship. He culminated his Amherst campus career as Co-Captain of the 1986-Baseball Team. Bobby resides in Belmont with his wife Susan and daughter Julia. Bob is Claims Manager at Safety Insurance Company.