Gene Conley, American baseball player, Died at 86


Donald Eugene “Gene” Conley was born on November 10, 1930 and died on July 4, 2017.

He was a Major League Baseball pitcher.

He played 11 seasons from 1952 to 1963 for four different teams.

He also played forward in the 1952–53 season and from 1958 to 1964 for two teams in the National Basketball Association.

Gene Conley was best known for being one of only two people (the other being Otto Graham–1946 NBL and AAFC Championship, plus three more AAFC and three NFL championships) to win championships in two of the four major American sports, one with the Milwaukee Braves in the 1957 World Series and three Boston Celtics championships from 1959–61.

Gene Conley passed away at 86 years old.