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It was 50 years ago today …

Boston Red Sox outfielder Tony Conigliaro is carried off the field on a stretcher by teammates and the trainers of both the Red Sox and the California Angels after he was beaned by Angels pitcher Jack Hamilton in the fourth inning of their game at Fenway Park in Boston, Mass., Aug. 18, 1967. The star player has been hospitalized with a severe concussion and eye injury. (File Photo | Associated press)
It was 50 years ago tonight that Tony Conigliaro was hit by a Jack Hamilton fastball that arguably ended his career and possibly altered the course of Boston Red Sox history. Yet while 11 numbers hang on public display on the right field grandstand wall — 10 belonging to Red Sox immortals and one (42)…

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