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Paul Campbell
Birth: Sep. 1, 1917
Paw Creek
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 2006
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He had a varied career in the game from 1936 through 1993. The 5-foot-10, 185-pound left-handed hitter made his big-league debut with the Boston Red Sox in 1941, appearing as a pinch runner in one game but not getting an at-bat. The following year he batted .067 (1 for 15) in 26 games. He then served in England with the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1945. Campbell returned to the Red Sox in 1946, having moved from the outfield to first base, and batted .115 (3 for 26). That season he also appeared in one game but didn't get an at-bat in the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Red Sox sent him to Louisville, where he hit .304 in 1947. The following year he was with the Detroit Tigers, batting .265 with one homer and 11 runs batted in. In 1949 he hit .278 with three homers and 30 RBIs and tied a major-league record for first basemen by participating in two unassisted double plays on May 14. He played in only one game in 1950 with the Tigers, then returned to the minor leagues as a player, game and manager. During the 1957 season he was the business and general manager of the Louisville Colonels. He then joined the Cincinnati Reds as a scout and signed Tommy Helms, the National League Rookie of the Year in 1966. He was the Reds' traveling secretary from 1964 until 1977, then returned to scouting for Cincinnati until 1993. His lifetime totals were .255 with 17 doubles, five triples, four homers and 44 RBIs. (bio by: Ron Coons) 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn West Cemetery
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 25, 2006
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- T.A.S.
 Added: Feb. 15, 2013
Thanks for playing for the Red Sox in the 40's Paul!
- KParn
 Added: Jul. 30, 2012
RIP...
- Joyce Waters
 Added: Jun. 22, 2012
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