Two-sport champion Gene Conley dies at 86

The Associated Press - July 6, 2017 9:16 am

BOSTON (AP) – Gene Conley, one of the only players in history to win championships in two major professional sports, has died. He was 86.

Conley, who was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, helped the Milwaukee Braves win the 1957 World Series and won three NBA titles with the Boston Celtics.

Conley was a three-time All-Star who spent 11 years in baseball with four teams.

 

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