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Alexander Sebastian Campanis born Alessandro Campani
- Bats Both, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 185 lb.
- School New York University
- Debut September 23, 1943
- Final Game October 3, 1943
- Born November 2, 1916 in Kos, Greece
- Died June 21, 1998 in Fullerton, CA USA
 Biographical Information
The father of Jim Campanis, Al Campanis was Scouting Director of the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1960 to 1968 and General Manager from 1969 until 1987. He lost his job after making allegedly insensitive racial comments on the TV show Nightline. His grandson, Jim Campanis, Jr., was a member of the 1988 U.S. Olympic Team but never made it to the bigs.
One of the few major league players who was born in Greece, Al's major league playing career consisted of 7 games in 1943.
|Los Angeles Dodgers General Manager