Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

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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