Campanella, Roy

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Roy Campanella
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Name
Campanella, Roy Gender: M
born on 19 November 1921 at 22:45 (= 10:45 PM )
Place Philadelphia PA, USA, 39n57, 75w09
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: CAH
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 27°18' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 26°35 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 20°05'



Biography

American athlete, a baseball catcher who led the field in his day. He began his career as a hard-hitting catcher in old Negro Leagues before following Jackie Robinson across the color barrier to join the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1948. He had a World Series triumph in 1955 and was named Most Valuable Player three times.

Early in the morning of 1/28/1958, Campanella had an auto accident that left him paralyzed from the waist down. He never lost his boyish enthusiasm and the smile that inspired others. Campanella became a coach in a wheelchair, for nearly two decades the spring-training instructor for the Los Angeles Dodgers. For 35 years, Campanella worked with the handicapped from his wheelchair.

After the accident, his marriage dissolved and his house was sold to pay bills. Later, in 1963, he married a former nurse. He doted on his five kids.

Died of a heart attack on 6/26/1993 at his home in Woodland Hills, CA.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Health : Accident (Non-fatal) 28 January 1958 (Car, paralyzed)
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  • Death by Heart Attack 26 June 1993 (Age 71)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 1963 (Second marriage)
  • Health : Medical diagnosis 28 January 1958 (Paralyzed in accident)
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Source Notes

Contemporary American Horoscopes

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Heart (Terminal)
  • Vocation : Sports : Baseball (Pro)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Coach)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Accident/Injury (Car, paralyzed)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Most Valuable Player, three times)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social (Worked with the handicapped)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Handicapped (Paralyzed from waist down)