March 7, 1915|
|Died: February 16, 2000
|Batted: Left||Threw: Right|
|April 21, 1940 for the Cleveland Indians|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 28, 1941 for the Cleveland Indians|
|Runs batted in||37|
Clarence Campbell ["Soup"] (March 7, 1915 – February 16, 2000) was a backup outfielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1940 through 1941 for the Cleveland Indians. Listed at 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m), 188 lb., Campbell batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He was born in Sparta, Virginia.
In a two-season career, Campbell was a .246 hitter (96-for-432) with three home runs and 37 runs batted in in 139 games, including 10 doubles, four triples, one stolen base, and a .315 on-base percentage.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II, missing the 1942-1945 seasons, returning to baseball action with the Baltimore Orioles of the International League in 1946. He compiled a .298 average and 23 homers in 579 minor league games in a span of five years (1937–39, 1946–47).
Campbell died in his homeland of Sparta at the age of 84.
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