Dolph Camilli

Dolph Camilli
Birthdate 4/23/1907
Death Date 10/21/1997
Debut Year 1933
Year of Induction
Teams Cubs, Dodgers, Phillies, Red Sox
Position First Base

From 1936-1942 Dolph Camilli posted a .941 OPS and 152 OPS+; he received MVP votes in 7 seasons and earned the award in 1941.

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In 1941 Dolph Camilli led the Dodgers to their first pennant in more than two decades

In 1941 Dolph Camilli led the Dodgers to their first pennant in more than two decades

Dolph Camilli enjoyed a 12-year big league career that spanned from 1933-1945. His finest years came in Brooklyn. Traded to the Dodgers just before the 1938 season, Camilli hit 24 homers and drove in 100 RBI in his first year with the Bums. His first five seasons in Brooklyn Camilli averaged more th
Dolph Camilli was one of the NL's most dangerous hitters of the mid-'30s through the early-'40s

Dolph Camilli was one of the NL's most dangerous hitters of the mid-'30s through the early-'40s

Slugger Dolph Camilli had seven-year run in which he was one of the best hitters in the National League. From 1936-1942, he averaged 27 homers and 102 RBI. Six of the seven seasons he received votes in MVP balloting, winning the award in 1941. That season under the direction of Hall of Fame manager
Government postcards are a favorite medium of autograph collectors

Government postcards are a favorite medium of autograph collectors

Fans often sent penny postcards like this one to their favorite players in hopes of gaining an autograph. Today these remain a desirable medium of collectors because of the postmark. This was mailed from Dayton Beach and postmarked January 17, 1948. Camilli was a willing signer throughout his life a

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