November 1st, 2012

Campy, Jackie and Pee Wee

November 1 – On this date in 1951, Roy Campanella won the first of his three N.L. MVP awards. The Hall of Fame catcher batted .325 in 143 games with 33 home runs and 108 RBI. In 2005, a bronze sculpture celebrating the friendship between Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese was unveiled at Brooklyn’s KeySpan Park.