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This Day in Black History: Nov. 19, 1921

This Day in Black History: Nov. 19, 1921

Baseball legend Roy Campanella is born.

Published November 19, 2011

Roy Campanella, famed Brooklyn Dodgers catcher and three-time National League MVP, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the first Black catcher in Major League Baseball history.

(Photo: CBS /Landov)

Written by Britt Middleton

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