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Bruce Campbell from the Chronology
May 6, 1941 - Playing in his last game before induction into the Army tomorrow Hank Greenberg hits 2 HRs to lead Detroit to a 7-4 win over the Yankees. Each time he teams with Bruce Campbell to go back-to-back the 2nd time in his career he's done it. Rudy York and he teamed up. A few days later OF Joe Gallagher of the Dodgers is drafted. No other regular ML player will be drafted during the season but several others on training rosters will as contemporary writers phrase it "join the colors."
Oct 2, 1940 - The Series opens in Cincinnati and the Reds lose 7-2 the 10th straight WS loss for a NL team. The Tigers bunch 5 singles a walk and an error in the 2nd off Paul Derringer to score 5 runs. Bruce Campbell adds a 2-run HR and Bobo Newsom rations 8 hits and only one walk. Bobo's father visiting from South Carolina dies in a Cincinnati hotel the next morning.
May 26, 1937 - Cleveland's Billy Sullivan and Bruce Campbell blast pinch homers against the A's the first time two AL substitutes have connected on round trippers. Harry Kelley serves up both home runs. The A's score 4 in the 9th to win 8-6.
Jul 2, 1936 - Cleveland's Roy Hughes scores 5 runs and OF Bruce Campbell recently returned from a bout with spinal meningitis goes 6-for-6 in the first game of a doubleheader. Campbell singles in his first AB in the nightcap. The Indians sweep two winning 14-6 and 4-2.
May 27, 1936 - Cleveland OF Bruce Campbell is released from the hospital after a 3rd attack of spinal meningitis. Cleveland wins today 12-2 over the Browns with Billy Sullivan collecting 5 safeties and Hal Trosky hitting his 10th HR a triple and single.
May 2, 1936 - The Cleveland Indians leave Boston tonight for Washington under a medical injunction to take precautions against contagion from the spinal meningitis afflicting right fielder Bruce Campbell. The Indians 7-3 winner today over Boston will be allowed to play the Senators tomorrow but every player is told to isolate himself from family and children for three weeks.
Nov 20, 1934 - The Browns send good hitting Bruce Campbell to Cleveland for over-the-hill Johnny Burnett‚ P Bob Weiland‚ and cash. Weiland will go 0-2 with the Browns but resurface in 1937 for the Cards‚ where he'll do well.
May 27, 1934 - Buck Newsom walks 11 batters but knocks the visiting Yankees out of first place with a 16-7 Browns win. Bruce Campbell helps Buck with a grand slam as the Brownies score 8 runs in the 4th to pin the loss on Red Ruffing. Cleveland moves into the league lead.
Apr 29, 1932 - Two days after swapping P Bump Hadley and OF Bruce Campbell for the Brown's Red Kress the White Sox conclude another deal. Chicago sends outfielders Smead Jolley and Johnny Watwood plus C Bennie Tate to the Red Sox for C Charlie Berry. Berry will have 2 solid years in Chicago but will make his mark as an ML umpire and NFL referee.