Roy Campanella

Roy Campanella bio

Birth Name: Roy Campanella

Occupation: Baseball Player

Place Of Birth: Philadelphia

Date Of Birth: November 19, 1921

Date Of Death: June 26, 1993

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Multiracial

Nationality: American

Roy Campanella was born on the 19th of November, 1921. He was famous for being a Baseball Player. Hall of Fame catcher who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1948 to 1957; he was an 8-time All-Star, 3-time National League MVP, and helped lead the Dodgers to a World Series Championship in 1955.

Roy Campanella was born in Philadelphia. He dropped out of school at 16 to play in the Negro League. His baseball career was tragically cut short when a 1958 car accident left him partially paralyzed.

Roy Campanella was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Roy Campanella was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Roy Campanella is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Roy’s Roy Campanella attended Simon Gratz (Philadlephia, PA).


Roy Campanella’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Roy Campanella’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Roy Campanella kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Roy Campanella was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Roy Campanella
RELIGION: Christian
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Roy Campanella was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Roy Campanella was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Roy Campanella had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Roy Campanella’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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