Tony Cloninger

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Cloninger in 1962

Tony Lee Cloninger (August 13, 1940 – July 24, 2018) was an American baseball player. He was born in Cherryville, North Carolina. Cloninger played in the Major League Baseball as a starting pitcher for the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves (1961–68), the Cincinnati Reds (1968–71), and the St. Louis Cardinals (1972).

Cloninger batted and threw right-handed. He also coached the New York Yankees from 1992 to 2001 and the Boston Red Sox from 2002 to 2003.

Cloninger died on July 24, 2018 in Denver, Colorado from an aortic dissection at the age of 77.[1]

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  1. Walker, Richard (July 26, 2018). "Local athletic icon Tony Cloninger dies at 77". GastonGazette.com. Retrieved July 27, 2018.

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