One of the few athletes to win an NBA championship and an MLB title, Gene Conley, has passed away at the age of 86.
Conley was drafted in the 10th round of the 1952 NBA Draft, playing for the Boston Celtics in 1952, 1958-61 and 1962-64.
He won three NBA titles with the Boston Celtics before ending his career with the New York Knicks.
He joined the Boston Braves in 1952, played for the Milwaukee Braves from 1954-1958, joined the Philadelphia Phillies from 1959-90 and closed out his career with the Boston Red Sox in 1963.
He was a three-time All-Star over his 11-year MLB career. He pitched the Milwaukee Braves to a World Series win in 1957.
The Oklahoma native lived in Foxborough, Massachusetts.