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19 years ago today

19 years ago today, one of baseball’s finest, Tony Conigliaro, passed away, he would have been 64 if alive today.

conigliaro.jpgConigliaro, who’s career was cut short by a tragic result from a pitch to the face, was considered by many to be one of baseball’s brightest young talents in the mid 1960s.

While Canigliaro’s career ended before I emerged from the womb, I understand what he meant to Boston and baseball.

To read more about young Tony C., check out this story from Rico Petrocelli.