This Day In History: 2000-03-05

March 5, 1975: Former Red Sox outfielder and local hero Tony Conigliaro signs a minor league with the Red Sox after missing the 1972-1974 seasons; Tony C will receive a tremendous standing ovation on Opening Day at Fenway Park and single against the Brewers in his first at bat, but he will abandon his comeback attempt and retire in September 1975.

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