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John Roseboro, Baseball Player born

John Roseboro, Baseball Player born

On this date in 1933, John Roseboro, an outstanding African American baseball player, was born in Ashland, OH. Roseboro succeeded Roy Campanella as the Dodgers' full-time catcher in 1957. For the next ten years he caught some of the greatest pitchers in the national league and was a four-time All-Star. He was the starting catcher in the 1959, 1963, 1965 and 1966 World Series, with the Dodgers winning the championship the first three times....

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