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Roy Campanella (1921–1993)

Roy Campanella was born on November 19, 1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a writer, known for It's Good to Be Alive (1974), Roogie's Bump (1954) and 1980 MLB All-Star Game (1980). He was married to Roxie Joynes, Ruthe Willis and Bernice Ray. He died on June 26, 1993 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

It's Good to Be Alive
(1974)
Roogie's Bump
Roogie's Bump Himself
(1954)
1980 MLB All-Star Game
1980 MLB All-Star Game Himself - NL Honorary Captain
(1980)
Greats of the Game
(1985)

Filmography

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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I never want to quit playing ball. They'll have to cut this uniform off of me to get me out of it. See more »

Trivia:

Played with the Baltimore Elite Giants of the Negro Leagues before joining the Dodgers. See more »

Nickname:

Campy

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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