Thomas R. Mihollan of Washington, a
meritorious service award winner, is a native of Monessen and played
basketball at Monessen High School.
Milhollan was active as a basketball and softball player after moving to
He played basketball for Broad Street Baptist and Avery Methodist in the
Washington Church League and S.A. Meyer and Jessop Steel in the
Industrial League, before becoming a member of Avery and S.A. Meyer
championship teams. He was a member of a YMCA All-Star team in 1939
which finished second in a field of 30 teams.
In fast pitch softball, Milhollan was a pitcher and infielder for more
than 20 years, playing for Broad Street Baptist in the church league and
industrial league teams such as Andy Brothers, McWreath Dairy, Jessop
Steel and Precision Industries. he pitched six no-hit games during his
career and in 1938 was voted the outstanding pitcher in a Tri-State
tournament in Washington.