David Cone

Cone in 2013, photo by Debby Wong/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: David Brian Cone

Place of Birth: Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 2, 1963

Ethnicity: English, Irish, German, Scottish

David Cone is an American professional baseball player. He was a Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher, and is a color commentator for the New York Yankees on the YES Network and WPIX.

David is the son of Joan and Edwin Cone.

David has a son with his former wife, interior designer Lynn DiGioia; and a son with his partner, real estate broker and investor Taja Abitbol.

Cone’s paternal grandfather was Edwin Lew Cone (the son of Clarence Emery Cone and Cora E. Sonner). Clarence was born in Missouri, the son of Henry Franklin Cone and Anna Catherine Smith. Cora was born in Clarence, Shelby, Missouri, the daughter of John W. Sonner and Fannie Whitby.

Cone’s paternal grandmother was Cello McLean (the daughter of Odus Dexter McLean and Donna Louise Tippit). Odus was born in Clear Creek, Arkansas, the son of James Fletcher McLean and Tabitha Jane Marler.

David’s maternal grandfather was Ralph Peter Curran (the son of John J. Curran and Anna Catherine Fielding West). John was born in Illinois, the son of Andrew Dennis Curran and Margaret Dunn, who were Irish. Anna was born in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, the daughter of Peter C. Fielding, who was German, and of Sarah D. Phillips.

David’s maternal grandmother was Della Lucile Stalker (the daughter of Joseph B. Stalker and Lucy Brady). Lucy was born in Alabama, the daughter of George W. Brady and Mary Louise Cone.

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