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Larry Doby (1923–2003)

Larry Doby, the 7-time All-Star and 2-time American League home run leader, became the first African American to play in the A.L. when he made his debut on July 5, 1947. Doby's first appearance occurred less than three months after Jackie Robinson had become the first African American major leaguer in the 20th Century when he debuted with the ... See full bio »

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Known For

1997 MLB All-Star Game
1997 MLB All-Star Game Himself - Ceremonial First Pitch / AL Honorary Captain
(1997)
The Tim McCarver Show
The Tim McCarver Show Himself - Guest
(2003)
1953 MLB All-Star Game
1953 MLB All-Star Game Himself - AL Outfielder
(1953)
1951 MLB All-Star Game
1951 MLB All-Star Game Himself - AL Outfielder
(1951)

Filmography

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 1980 It's My Turn
Larry Doby
 1949 The Kid from Cleveland
Larry Doby - Cleveland Indians
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 2005 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Best Owners (2005) ... Himself
 2003 The Tim McCarver Show (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
 2000 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Jimmy Piersall (2000) ... Himself
- Bill Veeck (2000) ... Himself
 1997 1997 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - Ceremonial First Pitch / AL Honorary Captain
 1954 1954 World Series (TV Mini-Series)
Himself - Cleveland Indians Center Fielder
- Game 4 (1954) ... Himself - Cleveland Indians Center Fielder
- Game 3 (1954) ... Himself - Cleveland Indians Center Fielder
- Game 2 (1954) ... Himself - Cleveland Indians Center Fielder
- Game 1 (1954) ... Himself - Cleveland Indians Center Fielder
 1954 1954 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - AL Outfielder
 1953 1953 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - AL Outfielder
 1951 1951 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - AL Outfielder
 1950 1950 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - AL Center Fielder
 1949 1949 MLB All-Star Game (TV Special)
Himself - AL Outfielder
 1948 1948 World Series (TV Series)
Himself - Cleveland Indians Center Fielder / Himself - Cleveland Indians Right Fielder
- Game 6 (1948) ... Himself - Cleveland Indians Right Fielder
- Game 5 (1948) ... Himself - Cleveland Indians Center Fielder
- Game 4 (1948) ... Himself - Cleveland Indians Center Fielder
- Game 3 (1948) ... Himself - Cleveland Indians Center Fielder
- Game 2 (1948) ... Himself - Cleveland Indians Center Fielder
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 2007 Pride Against Prejudice: The Larry Doby Story (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2006 DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
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Personal Details

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Part of history? I have no notions about that. I just want to play baseball. See more »

Trivia:

Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, 1998. Played for the American League's Cleveland Indians (1947-1955, 1958), Chicago White Sox (1956-1957, 1959) and Detroit Tigers (1959). See more »

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