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Larry Doby — Broke the American League Colour Barrier

By Admin, 02/15/21, 7:45AM EST


This month, as part of Black History Month, Baseball Oshawa will be paying tribute to four baseball legends who changed the game of baseball.

Perhaps no one is more remembered for being second than Larry Doby.

He was the second African-American to play Major League Baseball in the modern era after Jackie Robinson. He was the second African-American manager of a major league club after Frank Robinson.

He may have been second in those two regards, but Larry Doby was so much more.

Doby was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1998.

Larry Doby's Baseball Hall of Fame biography