"Seeing It Through: The Story of a Comeback", by Tony Conigliaro with Jack Zanger (New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1970) ISBN-10: 002527290X; ISBN-13: 978-0025272903
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6' 3" (1.91 m)
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His first pitch came in tight. I jumped back and my helmet flew off. There was this tremendous ringing noise. I couldn't stand it. Just a loud shriek all over me. I was trying to find some place in my mouth where I could get air through, but I couldn't breathe. I kept saying to myself, 'Oh, God, let me breathe.' I didn't think about my future in baseball. I just wanted to stay alive.
Conigliaro's High School, St. Mary's in Lynn recently renovated their campus. The new gymnasium has been named in his honor, The Tony Conigliaro Gymnasium.