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The Impossible Dream 1967 Red Sox: Tony C.

The Impossible Dream 1967 Red Sox: Tony C.

Anthony Richard Conigliaro was born in Revere MA, on January 7, 1945. It almost seemed that Tony Conigliaro was born to play with and star for the Boston Red Sox. Tony spent his earliest years in Revere, he learned to play baseball in East Boston, and the Conigliaro family moved to Swampscott on the north shore of Boston when he… Read more →

The Impossible Dream 1967 Red Sox: Rico Petrocelli-Captain of the Infield

The Impossible Dream 1967 Red Sox: Rico Petrocelli-Captain of the Infield

Rico Petrocelli, a Yankee fan as a youngster growing up in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn, was the anchor of the Red Sox infield when the Red Sox moved into Chicago for a crucial series against the White Sox. There was a certain irony in Rico’s de facto position as the Red Sox “captain” of the infield. In 1966,… Read more →