Gene Conley, right, was on the same Milwaukee Braves pitching staff in 1957 with Lew Burdette (left) and Warren Spahn. Conley, a legend in Richland sports, is the only player to ever win World Series and NBA championship rings. He died July 4 at his home in Foxborough, Mass.
Gene Conley, right, was on the same Milwaukee Braves pitching staff in 1957 with Lew Burdette (left) and Warren Spahn. Conley, a legend in Richland sports, is the only player to ever win World Series and NBA championship rings. He died July 4 at his home in Foxborough, Mass. Associated Press
Gene Conley, right, was on the same Milwaukee Braves pitching staff in 1957 with Lew Burdette (left) and Warren Spahn. Conley, a legend in Richland sports, is the only player to ever win World Series and NBA championship rings. He died July 4 at his home in Foxborough, Mass. Associated Press

Conley was singular in the world of sports, and icon in Richland and the Tri-Cities

July 08, 2017 02:19 PM