Gunman Shoots Alabama Minor League Baseball Coach

By: AP
By: AP

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Authorities say a pitching coach for
Montgomery's minor league baseball team has been shot during an
apparent mugging at his apartment complex.

The Montgomery Advertiser reports that Montgomery Biscuits
pitching coach Bill Moloney was shot in the thigh around 11:30 p.m.
Monday.

Authorities say he was the victim of an apparent mugging at his east Montgomery apartment complex.

The Biscuits, a Double-A team affiliated with the Tampa Rays, said in a statement that Bill Moloney was recuperating at home Tuesday morning.

Authorities say the shooting happened after Montgomery's game
with the Mississippi Braves.

Gardner said the coach also suffered facial injuries.

The 56-year-old coach is in his second season with the Biscuits,
who are affiliated with the Tampa Bay Rays.


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