BOSTON – Billy Conigliaro, the first-ever Red Sox draft pick who started out in the Boston outfield with star-crossed brother Tony and later spent years taking care of him after a heart attack, died Wednesday.
He was 73. Conigliaro's family told the team he died at home in Beverly, Massachusetts. The club didn't provide a cause of death.
Though he wound up winning a World Series ring with Oakland in 1973, Billy always remained a part of New England lore, forever connected by his local roots and the tragic events surrounding his older brother, powerful slugger Tony C.Read more on clickorlando.com