Larry Doby

Larry Doby

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by Joseph Thomas Moore
     
 

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Thoroughly researched and beautifully written, this biography chronicles the struggles of the second black player to reach the Major Leagues. Larry Doby joined the Indians 11 weeks after Jackie Robinson's first appearance with the Dodgers. A Hall of Famer and seven-time All Star, Doby faced the same prejudices that plagued Robinson, but with far less media

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Thoroughly researched and beautifully written, this biography chronicles the struggles of the second black player to reach the Major Leagues. Larry Doby joined the Indians 11 weeks after Jackie Robinson's first appearance with the Dodgers. A Hall of Famer and seven-time All Star, Doby faced the same prejudices that plagued Robinson, but with far less media attention and support.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486270203
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
03/20/2013
Series:
Dover Baseball
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
3 MB

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Larry Doby: The Struggle of the American League's First Black Player 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent book about a great man and baseball player. Mr. Doby's number should be retired in all American League parks.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Cool. Hope to see more...btw, what about 'asine' for the next bit if you run out of room?