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Roy Campanella

Roy Campanella (Baseball.  Born, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 19, 1921; died, Woodland Hills, CA, June 26, 1993.)  One of the most respected catchers of his era, Roy Campanella was an outstanding handler of pitchers, but it was as a hitter that he earned most of his headlines.  During his 10-year career with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Campanella hit […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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