Lawrence Eugene Doby
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: December 13, 1923 in Camden, SC
High School: Eastside HS (Paterson, NJ)
School: Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus (Brooklyn, NY)
Signed as a Free Agent with the Cleveland Indians in 1947. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 5, 1947 (Age 23.204, 7,990th in MLB history) vs. CHW 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1948 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Indians/WhiteSox/Tigers 1947-1959
Last Game: July 26, 1959 (Age 35.225) vs. BAL 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1998.
View Larry Doby Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: June 18, 2003 in Montclair, NJ
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