Larry Doby By: D kUSKIE

Larry Doby's accomplishments was his MLB debut. Another accomplishment was that he was inducted into the hall of fame on March 3, 1998. Also he has a statue outside of the Cleveland Indians stadium.

One f Larry Doby's favorite quotes was “Kids are our future, and we hope baseball has given them some idea of what it is to live together and how we can get along, Whether you be black or white.

He was the second Black MLB player in the world. He was also the Second Black MLB manager in the world.

Larry Doby was a very inspirational man. He was the second black player to break the color barrier. So now there were to blacks in the MLB and that gave people hope.

His parents got a divorce and his mother looked for work up north leaving Larry with relatives.


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