It's Good to Be Alive
Campanella himself authored the inspirational book It’s Good to Be Alive publiRoy Campanellad in 1959 which details his journey back from the near-fatal car accident that left him paralyzed. Lazaro Salazar the team's manager told Campanella that he would play one day at the Major League level. See also
List of top 300 Major League Baseball home run hitters
List of Major League Baseball RBI champions
Widely considered to have been one of the greatest catchers in the history of the game Campanella played for the Brooklyn Dodgers during the 1940s and 1950s as one of the pioneers in breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball. He was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. His career was cut short in 1958 when he was paralyzed in an automobile accident.