About Roy Campanella
- Fast Facts
Roy Campanella, born on November 19, 1921 in Homestead, Pennsylvania, was an American professional baseball player. He became the first African-American catcher in Major League Baseball history upon joining the Brooklyn Dodgers. Campanella died on June 26, 1993 in Los Angeles, California.
8 time All-Star
3 time NL MVP
242 career home runs
856 runs batted in
1969 – Inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
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