As we head into the last week of the baseball season, before going into the playoffs, this will be a real treat for longtime baseball fans and most especially those who grew up in Brooklyn when the Dodgers played there. But it special, period. For the “Mystery Guest” segment on What’s My Line?” the contestant is the legendary Roy Campanella. He was a great catcher, now in the Hall of Fame, who was coming off the second of this three Most Valuable Player Awards when this was on TV in 1953. Five years later, he was in a tragic auto accident that left him paralyzed and in a wheelchair. That’s how most people have seen him, so it’s a wonderful pleasure to see him in his prime.
If you want to jump to the “Mystery Guest” segment, it starts around the 15:45 mark
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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