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Roy Campanella

Born: 19-Nov-1921
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 26-Jun-1993
Location of death: Woodland Hills, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Multiracial
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Baseball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: National League MVP 1951, 1953, and 1955

Father: (Italian-American)
Mother: (African-American)
Wife: Bernice Ray (m. 1939, div., two children)
Wife: Ruthe Willis (m. 30-Apr-1945, d. 26-jan-1963, three children)
Wife: Roxie (m. 5-May-1964, until his death, d. 2004)

    National League MVP 1951
    National League MVP 1953
    National League MVP 1955
    Baseball Hall of Fame 1969
    Draft Deferment: World War II
    Paralyzed
    Surgery Queens General Hospital (15-Jan-1954), hemorrhoids
    Italian Ancestry Paternal
    Risk Factors: Hemorrhoids

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Brooklyn Dodgers (1948-57)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    It's Good to Be Alive (22-Feb-1974) · Himself
    Roogie's Bump (25-Aug-1954) · Himself

Author of books:
It's Good to Be Alive (1959)

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #4079 (39 cents, issued 15-Jul-2006)


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