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Gene Conley to be inducted into Milwaukee Braves Honor Roll


MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Brewers and the Milwaukee Braves Historical Association will induct Gene Conley into the Braves Honor Roll on Monday, May 6 at Noon. The Braves Honor Roll is located on the Miller Park Field Level Concourse along the third base side (near the Main Gate).

Conley pitched for the Milwaukee Braves from 1954 - 1958 and his Major League career lasted from 1952 - 1963. He was a member of the 1957 Braves World Series Championship team and a three-time MLB All-Star. In five of his 11 MLB seasons, Conley recorded ten or more wins and finished his career with a 91-96 record and 3.82 ERA. With the Milwaukee Braves, Conley was 42-43 with a 3.56 ERA. 

Conley has the distinction of being the only player to win championships in two of the four major American sports. Conley also played with the Boston Celtics (1952-53, 1958-61) and New York Knicks (1962-64) of the NBA and was a member of three NBA World Championship teams (1959, 1960 and 1961) with the Celtics.

There are currently 11 members of the Milwaukee Braves Honor Roll, which also includes Warren Spahn (2004), Johnny Logan (2005), Andy Pafko (2006), Bobby Thomson (2008), Bob Uecker (2009), Felix Mantilla (2010) and Eddie Mathews (2010), Joe Adcock (2011), Frank Torre (2011), Del Crandall (2012) and Hank Aaron (2012).

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