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Larry Doby

Larry DobyAKA Lawrence Eugene Doby

Born: 13-Dec-1923
Birthplace: Camden, SC
Died: 18-Jun-2003
Location of death: Montclair, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Baseball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: First African-American in AL

Military service: US Navy (WWII)

First African-American to play in the American League.

Wife: Helyn Curvy (m. 10-Aug-1946, d. 18-Jul-2001 cancer, five children)
Son: Larry Doby, Jr.

    High School: Eastside High School, Paterson, NJ (1942)
    University: Long Island University (transferred)
    University: Virginia Union University

    Sports Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1993
    Baseball Hall of Fame 1998

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Chicago White Sox Manager (1978)
    Chicago White Sox Batting Coach
    Montreal Expos Batting Coach
    Detroit Tigers (1959)
    Chicago White Sox (1959)
    Cleveland Indians (1958)
    Chicago White Sox (1956-57)
    Cleveland Indians (1947-55)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    It's My Turn (24-Oct-1980) · Himself


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