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Camilo Carreon

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Father of Mark Carreon, Camilo "Cam" Carreon was a catcher who played most of his major league career with the Chicago White Sox during a time when they were always over .500. He was the team's # 1 catcher in 1962 and 1963. He had an injury in 1964.

Although he appeared briefly for World Series-bound teams in both 1959 and 1966 during the regular season, he did not appear in either World Series.

He played in the minors for Duluth-Superior, Tucson, Portland, and San Diego.

After baseball he worked for the Tucson, AZ parks and recreation department and also was a golf course groundskeeper. He died at age 50 and is buried at a cemetery in Colton, CA, the town where he was born.

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