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  Tony C.
Conigliaro was called into the Army reserves in 1967; there was an Army draft before there was a baseball draft, but teams were usually able to keep their players out of it by placing them in the Reserves.
Tony Conigliaro complained about this in 1969 not that they had contributed to his accident, but that certain pitches seemed to come right out of the background of white shirts, and were hard to pick up (especially for someone with impaired vision).
Conigliaro's career is intriguing to baseball statisticians because of his achievements at ages 19, 20, 21 when most players are in college or the minors.
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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Tony Conigliaro   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Conigliaro, batting against Jack Hamilton, was hit by a pitch on his left cheekbone, and was carried off the field on a stretcher.
On January 3, 1982 Conigliaro, in Boston to interview for a broadcasting position, suffered a heart attack while being driven to the airport by his brother Billy, and lapsed into a coma.
Currently, the Tony Conigliaro Award is given annually to the player who best overcomes an obstacle and continues to thrive through the adversity.
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 Tony Conigliaro | BaseballLibrary.com
Tony Conigliaro hit.290 with 24 home runs in 1964, but broke his arm in August; Tony Oliva won the AL Rookie of the Year award.
Further tragedy befell Conigliaro at age 37, when he suffered a heart attack (while riding in a car with brother Billy) that left him severely incapacitated.
Conigliaro was the youngest ML player ever to reach 100 career home runs and then was nearly blinded by a 1967 beaning.
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 Tony Conigliaro - SoSH | Boston Red Sox | Red Sox Rumors | Spring Training | Pawtucket Red Sox
Conigliaro was a power hitting right-handed batter who played for the Boston Red Sox (1964-67, 1969-1970, 1975) and California Angels (1971).
Shaun Kelly's (User:jacklamabe65) emotive tribute to Tony, originally published on SoSH in March 2004, captures the qualities that made Conigliaro one of the two or three most beloved players in Boston Red Sox history.
The Tony Conigliaro Award is given annually to the player who best overcomes an obstacle and continues to thrive through the adversity.
www.sonsofsamhorn.net /wiki/index.php/Tony_Conigliaro   (575 words)

 Tony Conigliaro   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anthony Richard "Tony" Conigliaro (January 7, 1945 - February 24, 1990) was a Major League Baseball outfielder and right-handed batter who played for the Boston Red Sox (1964-67, 1969, 1975) and California Angels (1971).
After the All-Star break, Conigliaro was hit by a pitch sustaining a broken cheeckbone and a severe damage to his left eye.
On January 3, 1982 Conigliaro, in Boston to interview for a broadcasting position, suffered a massive heart attack while being driven to the airport by his brother Billy and lapsed into a coma.
www.mywiseowl.com /articles/Tony_Conigliaro   (346 words)

 Shaun Kelly on Tony C.
Tony's swing was deliberate, a savage punch through the air as the ball met the barrel of his 33 ounce bat.
Only one player remained behind, Tony Conigliaro, who reportedly had tears in his eyes, watching in silence as his teammates made their way out to join the emerging pandemonium that was forming around the pitcher's mound.
Twelve years later, when it was revealed that Tony Conigliaro had fathered a child out of wedlock, and that his daughter was now an elegant young woman, I stared in wonder at the copy of The Boston Herald that had published her picture; she had her father's eyes.
www.bostondirtdogs.com /2004/Tony_C_3.8.04.htm   (7729 words)

 Boston Red Sox - Unforgettable moment hit home 39 years ago - The Boston Globe
Conigliaro was a righthanded batter who stood extremely close to the plate and who dared pitchers to pitch him inside.
Sometime between the time Tony C was in the on-deck circle and the beginning of Petrocelli's at-bat, a smoke bomb was thrown onto the field in left.
George Scott was having a good year, but ``The Boomer" wasn't Tony C. It was up to Carl Yastrzemski to carry the team offensively, and that is exactly what he did as Tony C spent the rest of the season coming to grips with a personal catastrophe.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2006/08/18/unforgettable_moment_hit_home_39_years_ago/?page=full   (1372 words)

 info: Tony_Conigliaro   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anthony Richard 'Tony' Conigliaro (January 7, 1945 - February 24, 1990), nicknamed 'Tony C.', was a Major League Baseball outfielder and right-handed batter who played for the Boston Red Sox (1964-67, 1969-1970, 1975) and California Angels (1971).
Conigliaro is interred in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden, Massachusetts.
Tony Conigliaro Goes on The Dating GameThis letter is letter from the person coordinating Tony Conigliaro's appearance on the popular 1960s...
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 Tony Conigliaro Award on Baseball Almanac
The Tony Conigliaro Award is given annually to the Major League Baseball player who best overcomes a major, often life altering obstacle and continues to thrive through the adversity.
Conigliaro played for the Boston Red Sox and he was a truly gifted player until he was hit on the cheek with a fastball thrown by Jack Hamilton.
Conigliaro died in 1990, eight years after a debilitating heart attack, at the age of forty-five and the Tony Conigliaro Award has been given annually in honor of his life.
www.baseball-almanac.com /awards/aw_tc.shtml   (283 words)

 Tony Conigliaro - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database
Tony Conigliaro was born January, 7, 1945, in the Boston suburb of Revere, Massachusetts.
Conigliaro went on to hit.290 with 24 homers in his rookie season, but a broken arm suffered when hit by a pitch on July 24 cost him six weeks, and, most likely, the American League Rookie of the Year Award.
Conigliaro missed the rest of the 1967 season and all of 1968, and over the last three seasons of his career had bouts of diminished vision, although he did play 141 games in 1969 and 146 in 1970, which included 36 homers and 116 RBI.
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 Tony Conigliaro Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
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Statistics may come from our work, the Baseball Databank, or other sources including SABR.org and RetroSheet.org..
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 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Tony Conigliaro
It was 38 years ago yesterday that Tony Conigliaro was beaned by a pitch thrown by Angels righthander Jack Hamilton, which caused him to miss the rest of the 1967 season and all of '68.
Tony C, as he was known to fans, died of a heart attack in 1990; the jersey, with its familiar No. 25, is expected to bring $6,000-$8,000.
Tony C honored: With Saturday marking the 40th anniversary of the day Tony Conigliaro homered in his first at-bat at Fenway Park, the Sox honored the late slugger before the game.
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 Books Tony C: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro
In Tony C: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro, author David Cataneo writes of the tragic end to Tony C's baseball career, and his triumph over losing his dreams by becoming a sportscaster on the west coast.
Tony Conigliaro's life seems to have been full of tragedy and Tony C: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro is filled with remembrances from Tony's family, friends, and former Red Sox teammates.
Tony C: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro is a powerful human drama that will leave you with a lump in your throat and a tear in your eye.
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 The Courage of Tony Conigliaro - Associated Content
The picture of Tony Conigliaro in the hospital, published in the Boston herald a few days later, showed a fl and blue, bloated face that was almost unrecognizable.
Tony Conigliaro, who had 20 homers in just 95 games, would miss the rest of the season after nearly being killed by Hamilton's pitch.
Partially blind in his left eye, Tony Conigliaro actually tried to become a pitcher, hoping his strong right arm would enable him to stay in the sport he loved.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/37670/the_courage_of_tony_conigliaro.html?page=2   (709 words)

 Forever Red Sox -- Online Red Sox Information
Conigliaro’s career was undone by a single pitch in the fourth inning of an August 18, 1967, game at Fenway Park.
Conigliaro later wrote in his autobiography, “When the ball was about four feet from my head I knew it was going to hit me. And I knew it was going to hurt.” Manager Dick Williams said, “My heart nearly stopped.
Sent to Wellsville in 1963, Conigliaro hit.363 and was both Rookie of the Year and MVP of the New York—Penn League, jumping all the way to the big club the following season.
www.webryder.com /redsox/players/tony.html   (724 words)

 Conigliaro Industries, Welcome
Conigliaro Industries provides Total Recycling Services to businesses, institutions, and municipalities across New England, New York, and New Jersey.
Conigliaro Industries to Open Resale Center in 2005!
Conigliaro Industries wins DEP Grant For Mattress Recycling
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 Tony Conigliaro Forty Years Later - Royal Rooters
In the end, Tony seemed to have as many hits as the Beatles during that time — both the group and Conig were truly relentless that year.
Little did we know that Tony’s vision had not healed completely — there was still a blind spot in his left eye — a perilous situation for someone who tried to make a living as a baseball slugger.
I so vividly remember Tony C (sounds like you and I are about the same age) and your post just reminded me of why we loved him so much back then.
www.redsoxnation.net /forums/index.php?showtopic=2368   (8709 words)

 Tony CONIGLIARO : astrology horoscope planets Map of the Heavens with Astrotheme
Astrology for "Tony CONIGLIARO", planets and interactive birth charts for thousands of famous people: the French version of the birth chart for "Tony CONIGLIARO" can be found at the address Astrology, Horoscope, Planets and Birth Chart for "Tony CONIGLIARO".
Tony, the predominance of planets in the Northern hemisphere prompts you to reflect and imagine rather than show your actions whilst you avoid public recognition.
Tony, the North-western quadrant, consisting of the 4th, 5th and 6th houses, is the most pronounced in your chart : this sector brings out creativity, conception and a deepening apprenticeship in the will to be useful and favours relation to people.
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When Conigliaro hit 32 homers the following season, he become, at age 20, the youngest home run champion in the history of the American League.
During a night game at Fenway Park, Conigliaro was hit in the face by a fastball from California Angels' pitcher Jack Hamilton.
In 1982, Conigliaro suffered a heart attack while returning from an audition for the Red Sox telecasts.
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 Tony Conigliaro Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Tony Conigliaro was born on Sunday, January 7, 1945, in Revere, Massachusetts.
Conigliaro was 19 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 16, 1964, with the Boston Red Sox.
Did you know that you can compare Tony Conigliaro to other rookies who also had their Major League debut during the 1964 American League season?
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=conigto01   (304 words)

 Biography of Tony Conigliaro: a life too short
Tony Conigliaro, Tony C to Massachusetts baseball fans, and one of the game's brightest young stars in the mid-1960s, saw his Red Sox career come to a tragic end.
Ascending to the major leagues just a year after signing a contract with the Red Sox in 1963, Tony C wasted no time finding a niche in baseball.
He suffered a broken cheekbone and temporarily lost the sight in his left eye, causing him to miss the 1968 season.
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 Amatoboxing (amatoboxingsite.multiply.com) - Tony Conigliaro: A Comparison   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To bring everything up to par, I brought Rocky and Tony C’s at bats up to 3,135 to match Oliva’s then I adjusted the rest of their statistics in the line with each ones performance per at bat.
In Conigliaro’s case he had 586 less at bats then Oliva.
Conigliaro’s numbers are solid and who knows what he would have accomplished if fate had not intervened.
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 Tampa Bay's Dewon Brazelton wins 2004 Tony Conigliaro Award   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Red Sox inaugurated the award in 1990 to perpetuate the memory of Tony C., who died that February after an eight-year struggle to come back from a massive heart attack that left him severely handicapped.
Tony C. became the youngest player (20) to lead a major league in home runs when he hit 32 in 1965, and he became the youngest in A.L. history to reach 100 homers (22 yrs., 197 days).
Tony played two years with the Angels, then attempted another comeback with the Red Sox in 1975.
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 BBTF's Newsblog Discussion :: NYY Fans: Tony Conigliaro Forty Years Later: A Remembrance
For anyone who didn't grew up in the Boston area in the mid-sixties, Tony C was as big as the Beatles with the pre-teen girls.
And the fact that I was 12 and Tony C. was 18 in his rookie year had a lot to do with my rooting for him.
Tony C to me had a little Jeter in him.
www.baseballthinkfactory.org /files/newsstand/discussion/nyy_fans_tony_conigliaro_forty_years_later_a_remembrance   (2177 words)

 Tony Conigliaro Books on Amazon.com
Tony Conigliaro made his Major League debut on 04-16-1964 with the Boston Red Sox.
Baseball Almanac is pleased to present all the Tony Conigliaro books currently listed on Amazon.com - the leading providing of online Tony Conigliaro books.
Tony C The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro
www.baseball-almanac.com /books/index.php?p=conigto01   (270 words)

 Tony Conigliaro Award - SoSH | Boston Red Sox | Red Sox Rumors | Spring Training | Pawtucket Red Sox
The Tony Conigliaro Award is a national award created in 1990 by the Red Sox in honor of the memory of Tony Conigliaro.
The award is presented to one player in Major League Baseball who has overcome adversity through the attributes of spirit, determination, and courage that were trademarks of Tony C. Tony's brothers Billy and Richie, and a fan, make the selection.
One member of the Red Sox has won this award, Bret Saberhagen, in 1998, for overcoming reconstructive surgery on his right shoulder.
www.sonsofsamhorn.net /wiki/index.php/Tony_Conigliaro_Award   (111 words)

 Tony Conigliaro Boston Red Sox poster 1968 - Major League Posters, Sports Illustrated
A hometown hero, Tony C. came to the big leagues as a 19-year-old in 1964, smacked 24 Home Runs in 111 games, and established himself as one of the top hitters in the league.
After his miraculous comeback seasons of 1969 and 1970 (20 and 36 Home Runs, respctively), Conigliaro will always be remembered as one of Boston's most beloved and most courageous sports heroes.
All posters are shipped in a strong mail-safe tube, and are protected by a no-hassle satisfaction guarantee.
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