The other day, I posted a bunch of videos about Will Ferrelll playing all 10 positions with 10 teams the same day. As I mentioned, it was (in part) an homage to Bert "Campy" Campaneris, who went around with Ferrell on his day.
The big difference is that Campeneris did his feat (50 years ago) all in one game -- playing all (then) nine positions in each of the nine innings. And...it was in a real game that counted, not Spring Training. At the time, Campenris was a shortstop for the Kansas City A's, before owner Charley Finley moved them to Oakland. Campy is still with the team, as a coach.
Here's a very nice 3-1/2 minute video that the MLB Network aired about Bert Campeneris's odd, wonderful stunt of something that had never before occurred in a major league baseball game, and hasn't since.
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Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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