Campy : the two lives of Roy Campanella
Campy : the two lives of Roy Campanella

Lanctot, Neil, 1966-


1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.

Publication Information
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.

Physical Description
x, 516 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.

Nicetown boy -- The big league of colored baseball -- Mackey's protégé -- Elite giant -- A rising star -- War and a tryout -- Mexico -- Mr. Rickey -- Nashua -- Brooklyn -- Out of the shadows -- The split -- A year to remember -- Aches, pains, and a comeback -- It hurts up here -- Redemption -- The luckiest man in the world -- Dosoris Lane -- A different kind of life -- Boy of summer -- Roy Campanella batting record.

Personal Subject
Campanella, Roy, 1921-1993.

Corporate Subject
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) -- History.

Subject Term
African American baseball players -- Biography.

Traces the life and career of the gifted athlete, tracing his achievements playing with the Negro Leagues and Brooklyn Dodgers before the accident that rendered him a quadriplegic and pioneer in rehabilitative physical therapy.

LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)Book921 CAMPANELLA11Nonfiction Collection