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Roy Campanella Night, 1959

Roy Campanella Night, 1959

Pee Wee Reese pushes the wheelchair-bound Roy Campanella out onto the Coliseum Field on Roy Campanella Night, May 7, 1959, when the Dodgers and Yankees played an exhibition game for the crippled catcher’s benefit. The game drew 93,103, then the largest crowd ever for a baseball game, with an estimated 15,000 turned away from the sellout. (LOS ANGELES DODGERS)

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