Former Cougar Gene Conley, only person to win World Series and NBA title, dies at 86

FILE – This April 25, 1959 file photograph shows Boston Red Sox pitcher Gene Conley, who died Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the age of 86. Conley, a right-handed pitcher and three-time all-star, spent 11 years in baseball with four teams. Conley was also selected by the Boston Celtics in the 1952 draft and, after spending most of the next six years playing only baseball, he returned to the NBA in 1958 and won three consecutive titles. (AP Photo/SM)

The Richland High grad died Tuesday and was a three-time All-Star in Major League Baseball.

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