Campy, as he was known, was one of the greatest catchers of his era. He was the NL MVP in 1951, 1953 & 1955 when the Dodgers finally beat the Yankees in the World Series.
Elected to The Hall of Fame in 1969. He died in 1993.
He retired after a car crash left him paralyzed after the 1957 season.
His numbers were very impressive for a catcher: .276 batting average, 242 HR & 856 RBI.
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