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February 9, 1944 |
New York City, New York
|September 20, 1966 for the Los Angeles Dodgers|
Last MLB appearance
|October 1, 1973 for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|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.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Baseball Almanac
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