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Closeup portrait of Boston Red Sox outfielder Tony Conigliaro with black eye, simulating an injury after getting hit by a ball. SI photographer Neil Leifer hired a makeup artist to recreate the shiner Conigliaro suffered on an August 1967 game against the Angels. (Neil Leifer/SI)  

SI VAULT: Conigliaro is nearly blind and wanting a return to Boston (7.19.71)

Closeup portrait of Boston Red Sox outfielder Tony Conigliaro with black eye, simulating an injury after getting hit by a ball. SI photographer Neil Leifer hired a makeup artist to recreate the shiner Conigliaro suffered on an August 1967 game against the Angels. (Neil Leifer/SI)  
SI VAULT: Conigliaro is nearly blind and wanting a return to Boston (7.19.71)