Larry Doby

Larry Doby

Born: December 13, 1923

Died: June 18, 2003

Nationality: American

Occupation: Athlete

Biography: Lawrence Eugene Larry Doby was an American professional baseball player in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball. A native of Camden, South Carolina and three-sport all-state athlete while in high school in Paterson, New Jersey, Doby accepted a basketball scholarship from Long Island University. At 17 he became the Newark Eagles' second basemen.