Campy plays Santa

Campy plays Santa
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Title: Campy plays Santa

Caption: "Campy plays Santa--The Santa Claus in the picture, taken at a Christmas party for children at the House of St. Giles the Cripple, 1346 President St., is none other than the Dodger's ace catcher, Roy Campanello. Other Dodgers participating in the party were Gil Hodges, in front row, and Joe Black. Hy Uchitel, president of Republic Television Corporation, who sponsored the event, is next to Black."

Date: 1952
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Kruh, Johnny.
More Details: Grease pencil cropping marks; retouched.
Stamped on verso: date: Dec. 17, 1952; Brooklyn Eagle; Kruh.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Hospitals
Subject: Black, Joe, 1924-
Campanella, Roy, 1921-1993.
Hodges, Gil, 1924-1972.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) -- New York (State) -- New York.
Baseball players
Children with disabilities
Hospital patients
Santa Claus
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library
ID: HOSP 0627