Roy Campanella

Birthdate 11/19/1921
Death Date 6/26/1993
Debut Year 1948
Year of Induction 1969
Teams Dodgers
Position Catcher

Roy Campanella was an eight-time All Star and three-time National League Most Valuable Player during his ten-year big league career.

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In the collection:

Original pre-accident Roy Campanella autograph

Original pre-accident Roy Campanella autograph

Roy Campanella debuted one year after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier. The following year he began a run of eight consecutive All Star appearances. A three-time MVP, Campanella was paralyzed in a car accident during the 1957 off-season. In the collection is this photo boldly signed during hi

One response to “Roy Campanella”

  1. Aaron says:

    These individuals introduced me to the game of baseball.I was 10 years of age when I knew that I wanted to play the game. I will airways remember all of those guys.

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