Roy Campanella (African-American/Italian (Sicilian))

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Roy Campanella (African-American/Italian (Sicilian)) [American]


Known as: Legendary Professional Baseball Catcher (1969 National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee; 1971 Mexican Professional Baseball Hall of Fame inducetee; 8 time MLB All-Star; 3 time National League MVP; Featured on a US Postage Stamp in 2006; Ranked number 50 on The Sporting News’ 1999 list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players; One of the first MLB players of African-American descent)


Teams Played For: Brooklyn Dodgers (Major Leauge Baseball); Baltimore Elite Giants (Negro Leagues); Monterrey Sultans (Mexican League)
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