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Tony Conigliaro and Hero Worship in Baseball
June 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Tony Conigliaro (known as Tony C) joined the Red Sox in 1964 and seemed destined for a long and illustrious career. Then tragedy struck during a game against the Angels on August 18, 1967. Learn about this amazing talent and his legacy in the sport of baseball.
Anthony Guerriero, Massport’s Assistant Director of Community Relations, will present this lecture on local hero, Tony Conigliaro, and hero worship in baseball.
Mr. Guerriero is a 25 year veteran in the field of government and community affairs. The former District Director for Massachusetts Senate President Thomas F. Birmingham, Anthony currently serves as the Assistant Director of Community and Federal Affairs for the Massachusetts Port Authority where he has worked for the past 14 years. In this role, Anthony is the ‘point person’ for the ‘public facing’ programs, projects and initiatives of the Authority in its impacted neighborhoods of East Boston, South Boston, Revere, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop.
Anthony is a graduate of Salem State College where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Secondary Education. Anthony went on to receive his Masters in American Studies at the University of Massachusetts.
For 14 years, Anthony was the Senior Visiting Instructor of American History at Salem State. He was inducted into that school’s Civic Engagement Hall of Fame in 2014. Since 2007, he has served as a Panel Judge in the Profiles in Courage Essay Award for High School Students through the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, serves on the Board of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Salem State, and the Board of the Lynnfield Parish Collaborative. Anthony is also a self-proclaimed expert on baseball history and Red Sox Legend Tony Conigliaro – he has published several articles on baseball and hero worship.
Anthony resides with his wife of 13 years Diana in a town north of Boston. He is the proud father of a 3-year-old son, Nicholas.
Brought to you by the Friends of the Rockport Public Library