Roy Campanella

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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Campanella played 8 seasons in the National Negro League before embarking on his career with the Dodgers

Campanella played 8 seasons in the National Negro League before embarking on his career with the Dodgers

Roy Campanella played eight seasons in the Negro Leagues before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier. According to Baseball Reference, Campy hit .322 in the National Negro League. Campanella followed Robinson to the Dodgers, debuting in 1948 at age 26. The backstop played the next ten years in

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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