Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella (English Edition)

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Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella (English Edition)

৫ Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella (English Edition) free download Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella (English Edition) ၚ PDF Author Neil Lanctot ཪ Neil Lanctots biography of Hall of Fame catcher Roy Campanellafilled with surprisesis the first life of the Dodger great in decades and the most authoritative ever published Born to a father of Italian descent and an African American mother, Campanella wanted to be a ballplayer from childhood but was barred by color from the major leagues He dropped out of school to play professional ball with the Negro Leagues Washington later Balti Elite Giants, where he honed his skills under Hall of Fame catcher Biz Mackey Campy played eight years in the Negro Leagues until the major leagues integrated Ironically, he and not Jackie Robinson might have been the player to integrate baseball, as Lanctot reveals An early recruit to Branch Rickeys Great Experiment with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Campy became the first African American catcher in the twentieth century in the major leagues As Lanctot discloses, Campanella and Robinson, pioneers of integration, had a contentious relationship, largely as a result of a dispute over postseason barnstorming Campanella was a mainstay of the great Dodger teams that consistently contended for pennants in the late 1940s and 1950s He was a three time MVP, an outstanding defensive catcher, and a powerful offensive threat But on a rainy January night in 1958, all that changed On his way home from his liquor store in Harlem, Campy lost control of his car, hit a utility pole, and was paralyzed below the neck Lanctot reveals how Campanellas complicated personal life he would marry three times played a role in the accident Campanella would now become another sort of pioneer, learning new techniques of physical therapy under the celebrated Dr Howard Rusk at his Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation As he gradually recovered some limited motion, Campanella inspired other athletes and physically handicapped people everywhere Based on interviews with dozens of people who knew Roy Campanella and diligent research into contemporary sources, Campy offers a three dimensional portrait of this gifted athlete and remarkable man whose second life after baseball would prove as illustrious and courageous as his first.Neil Lanctot is a historian who has written extensively about baseball He is the author of two books, most recently Negro League Baseball The Rise and Ruin of a Black Institution He lives in West Chester, Pennsylvania. 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