Roy Campanella - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Roy Campanella



Roy Campanella
(Campy)

Born: November 19, 1921 in Philadelphia, PA
Died: June 26, 1993 in Woodland Hills, CA
          (71 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 190
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1969
• High School: Simon Gratz HS (Philadelphia, PA)
• Buried: Cremated
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
7
1937
1945
MULT
18.9
2.4
0.4
16.2
-0.0
2
SP
2
1942
1943
MTY
10.6
4.1
0.0
6.5
-0.1
3
SP
1
1943
1943
MTY
9.6
1.9
0.0
7.8
-0.0
4
LF
7
1938
1945
BEG/EAS
8.9
10.1
-0.2
0.0
-1.1
5
SP
2
1942
1943
MTY
7.8
-0.6
0.0
8.4
0.0
6
SP
4
1939
1942
BEG
6.5
0.6
0.0
5.9
-0.0
7
SP
6
1937
1944
BEG
6.3
-0.7
0.0
7.0
-0.0
8
RF
5
1937
1945
BEG/EAS
6.2
7.7
-0.7
0.0
-0.7
9
2B
5
1937
1942
BEG
5.7
5.0
-0.1
0.0
0.7
10
CF
8
1937
1945
BEG/EAS
4.5
5.6
-0.7
0.0
-0.4
11
SP
5
1937
1945
BEG
3.9
-0.6
-0.0
4.5
-0.0
12
3B
5
1938
1944
BEG
3.9
3.8
0.3
0.2
-0.3
13
SP
2
1944
1945
EAS/PS
3.5
0.0
0.0
3.5
-0.0
14
RF
4
1939
1944
PS/BEG
3.3
3.1
0.0
0.7
-0.5
15
RF
2
1942
1943
MTY
3.2
3.9
0.0
0.0
-0.8
16
1B
5
1937
1944
PS/BEG
2.5
3.0
0.1
0.0
-0.6
17
SP
2
1939
1940
BEG
2.5
-0.4
0.0
2.9
0.0
18
3B
8
1937
1945
BEG
2.5
1.4
0.3
0.1
0.7
19
SP
3
1937
1941
BEG
2.4
0.3
0.0
2.1
0.0
20
SP
2
1941
1942
BEG
2.2
0.2
0.0
2.0
-0.0
21
2B
1
1942
1942
MTY
2.1
1.7
0.0
0.0
0.4
22
SP
1
1942
1942
MTY
2.0
0.0
0.0
2.0
0.0
23
SP
6
1937
1945
BEG/EAS
1.8
-0.5
0.0
2.4
0.0
24
SP
2
1944
1945
BEG
1.7
-0.3
0.0
2.0
0.0
25
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
1.6
0.4
0.0
1.2
-0.0
26
2B
1
1944
1944
PS/EAS
1.5
1.3
-0.0
0.0
0.2
27
SP
3
1940
1942
BEG
1.4
0.3
0.0
1.1
-0.0
28
C
3
1937
1939
BEG
1.3
0.6
0.5
0.0
0.2
29
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
1.3
-0.1
0.0
1.4
-0.0
30
2B
1
1943
1943
MTY
1.2
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.4
31
SP
2
1937
1938
BEG
1.2
0.4
0.0
0.8
-0.0
32
CF
2
1940
1941
BEG
1.1
1.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
33
SS
2
1944
1945
MULT
1.1
1.2
-0.4
0.0
0.3
34
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
1.1
-0.1
0.0
1.2
0.0
35
SS
2
1942
1943
MTY
1.0
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
36
SP
2
1942
1943
MTY
0.9
0.0
0.0
0.9
0.0
37
RF
2
1944
1945
PS/NST
0.8
1.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
38
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.8
-0.0
0.0
0.8
0.0
39
LF
1
1942
1942
MTY
0.7
0.9
0.0
0.0
-0.2
40
1B
1
1941
1941
BEG
0.7
0.9
0.0
0.0
-0.2
41
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.6
-0.0
0.0
0.7
0.0
42
SP
1
1944
1944
BEG
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
43
3B
2
1941
1945
EAS/NST
0.6
0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.0
44
-
1
1945
1945
NST
0.5
-0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
45
C
1
1944
1944
PS
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
46
CF
2
1944
1945
PS/EAS
0.5
0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
47
3B
3
1941
1944
BEG/PS
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
48
SP
2
1937
1938
BEG
0.5
-0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
49
-
2
1944
1945
EAS/NST
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.0
50
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
51
SP
2
1942
1943
MTY
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
52
RP
1
1942
1942
MTY
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
53
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
-0.0
54
SP
4
1939
1945
BEG
0.3
0.7
0.0
-0.3
-0.1
55
-
1
1945
1945
EAS/NST
0.3
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.0
56
RP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
57
-
1
1945
1945
EAS
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
58
RP
1
1938
1938
BEG
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
59
3B
4
1939
1945
BEG
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
60
RP
2
1941
1944
EAS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
61
-
1
1945
1945
EAS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
62
1B
2
1944
1945
BEG
0.2
0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.3
63
SS
7
1939
1945
MULT
0.2
-1.8
-0.0
0.0
2.1
64
RP
1
1941
1941
EAS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
65
2B
1
1945
1945
BEG
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
66
3B
1
1937
1937
BEG
0.2
-0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
67
-
1
1945
1945
EAS/NST
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
68
1B
3
1941
1945
EAS
0.1
0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
69
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
70
RP
1
1941
1941
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
71
SS
3
1941
1945
EAS
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
72
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
73
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
74
SS
4
1937
1940
BEG
0.1
-0.4
0.1
0.0
0.4
75
-
1
1945
1945
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
76
C
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
77
RF
1
1942
1942
MTY
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
78
RP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
-0.0
79
LF
1
1938
1938
BEG
0.1
-0.2
0.3
0.0
-0.0
80
C
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
81
RP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
82
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
83
1B
1
1945
1945
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
84
-
2
1941
1945
NST/EAS
0.0
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
85
SS
1
1943
1943
MTY
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
86
C
1
1937
1937
BEG
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
87
C
1
1942
1942
MTY
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
88
RP
2
1944
1945
BEG
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
89
C
1
1943
1943
MTY
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
90
-
1
1942
1942
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
RF
1
1941
1941
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
92
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
93
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
94
-
1
1941
1941
EAS
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
95
-
1
1945
1945
NST
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
-
1
1938
1938
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
97
-
1
1945
1945
NST
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
98
LF
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
99
3B
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
C
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
101
RF
2
1938
1942
BEG
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
102
2B
1
1942
1942
MTY
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
103
3B
1
1938
1938
BEG
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
104
SS
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
105
-
2
1938
1945
NST/BEG
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
106
3B
2
1942
1943
MTY
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
107
RF
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
108
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
109
RF
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
110
3B
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
111
C
4
1941
1945
BEG
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
112
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
113
-
1
1945
1945
EAS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
114
-
1
1945
1945
EAS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
115
-
1
1941
1941
EAS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
116
-
1
1945
1945
NST
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
117
LF
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
118
-
1
1937
1937
BEG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
119
3B
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
120
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
121
C
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
123
2B
1
1944
1944
BEG
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
124
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
125
RF
1
1937
1937
BEG
-0.2
0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
126
3B
2
1942
1943
MTY
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.3
127
C
2
1940
1942
MTY/BEG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
128
LF
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
129
RP
2
1939
1940
BEG
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
130
C
1
1942
1942
MTY
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
131
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
132
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
133
-
1
1945
1945
NST
-0.3
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
134
-
2
1941
1944
EAS
-0.3
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
135
1B
1
1944
1944
BEG
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.0
136
SS
1
1942
1942
MTY
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
137
1B
2
1942
1943
MTY
-0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.7
138
C
1
1942
1942
MTY
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
139
-
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
140
-
1
1944
1944
BEG
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
141
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
142
RP
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
143
C
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
144
1B
1
1942
1942
MTY
-0.4
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
145
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
146
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
147
1B
1
1942
1942
BEG
-0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
148
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
149
1B
2
1939
1940
BEG
-0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.3
150
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.7
-0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
151
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.7
-0.4
0.0
-0.2
-0.1
152
LF
2
1942
1943
MTY
-0.7
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.5
153
-
1
1943
1943
MTY
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.8
0.0
154
-
2
1937
1939
BEG
-0.8
0.1
0.0
-0.9
0.0
155
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.9
-0.0
0.0
-0.9
0.0
156
-
1
1942
1942
MTY
-0.9
0.0
0.0
-0.9
0.0
157
SP
3
1940
1942
BEG
-1.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.7
-0.0
158
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-1.2
-0.2
0.0
-1.1
0.0

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