Jim Campanis

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Jim Campanis
Born: (1944-02-09) February 9, 1944 (age 71)
New York City, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 20, 1966 for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 1973 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Batting average .147
Home runs 4
Runs batted in 9

James Alexander Campanis (born February 9, 1944 in New York City, New York), is a former professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues primarily as a catcher from 1966 to 1970 and 1973. Campanis batted and threw right-handed.


  • He is of Greek ancestry.
  • He is the son of the late Al Campanis.
  • On December 16, 1968, his father who was the current General Manager of the Dodgers at the time, traded Jim to the Kansas City Royals for two minor leaguers and cash.
  • After leaving baseball he opened a restaurant, The Mini Gourmet, in Placentia, CA. It is decorated with MLB memorabilia.

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