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Larry Doby Larry Doby
Full name: Lawrence Eugene Doby
Born: December 13, 1923, Camden, South Carolina
Died June 18, 2003, Montclair, New Jersey
Cremated
First Game: July 5, 1947; Final Game: June 26, 1959
Managed First Game: July 1, 1978; Managed Final Game: October 1, 1978
Bat: Left Throw: Right Height: 6' 1" Weight: 180
Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1998
OF on TSN All-Star Team (1950)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year Team
1947 CLE A                29    32    3    5   1   0   0    2    1       11   0   0       2    0   0  .156  .182  .188  -0.5 1947 CLE A
1948 CLE A               121   439   83  132  23   9  14   66   54       77   5   2       8    9   9  .301  .384  .490   1.3 1948 CLE A
1949 CLE A               147   547  106  153  25   3  24   85   91       90   7   5      14   10   9  .280  .389  .468   0.7 1949 CLE A
1950 CLE A               142   503  110  164  25   5  25  102   98       71   6   2       9    8   6  .326  .442  .545   3.2 1950 CLE A
1951 CLE A               134   447   84  132  27   5  20   69  101       81   3   0      10    4   1  .295  .428  .512   3.8 1951 CLE A
1952 CLE A               140   519  104  143  26   8  32  104   90      111   0   2       6    5   2  .276  .383  .541   4.4 1952 CLE A
1953 CLE A               149   513   92  135  18   5  29  102   96      121   6   2       7    3   2  .263  .385  .487   1.2 1953 CLE A
1954 CLE A               153   577   94  157  18   4  32  126   85       94   3   1   9   7    3   1  .272  .364  .484   1.8 1954 CLE A
1955 CLE A               131   491   91  143  17   5  26   75   61   8  100   2   2   4   6    2   0  .291  .369  .505   0.8 1955 CLE A
1956 CHI A               140   504   89  135  22   3  24  102  102   6  105   4   4   5   7    0   1  .268  .392  .466   1.1 1956 CHI A
1957 CHI A               119   416   57  120  27   2  14   79   56   3   79   2   0   3  13    2   3  .288  .373  .464   0.3 1957 CHI A
1958 CLE A                89   247   41   70  10   1  13   45   26   2   49   0   0   3   7    0   2  .283  .348  .490   0.8 1958 CLE A
1959 DET A                18    55    5   12   3   1   0    4    8   0    9   0   0   1   0    0   0  .218  .313  .309  -0.3 1959 DET A
1959 CHI A                21    58    1   14   1   1   0    9    2   0   13   0   0   0   1    1   0  .241  .267  .293  -0.5 1959 CHI A
1959 TOT A                39   113    6   26   4   2   0   13   10   0   22   0   0   1   1    1   0  .230  .290  .301  -0.8 1959 TOT A
Total                   1533  5348  960 1515 243  52 253  970  871  19i1011  38  20  25i 97   47  36  .283  .386  .490  18.1 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year Team
i - incomplete
World Series Batting RecordWorld Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1948 CLE A Daily Splits    6    22    1    7   1   0   1    2    2   0    4   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .318  .375  .500 1948 CLE A
1954 CLE A Daily Splits    4    16    0    2   0   0   0    0    2   1    4   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .125  .222  .125 1954 CLE A
Total            Splits   10    38    1    9   1   0   1    2    4   1    8   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .237  .310  .342 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1949 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1949 AL   
1950 AL    Daily Splits    1     6    1    2   1   0   0    0    0   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .333  .500 1950 AL   
1951 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1951 AL   
1952 AL    Daily           1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1952 AL   
1953 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1953 AL   
1954 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    1    1   0   0   1    1    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0 1.000 1.000 4.000 1954 AL   
Total            Splits    6    10    2    3   1   0   1    1    0   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .300  .300  .700 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G    PO    A  ERR   DP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1947 CLE A        2B    4     1    3    0    0 1.000
1947 CLE A        SS    1     2    1    0    0 1.000
1947 CLE A        1B    1     8    0    0    1 1.000
1948 CLE A        OF  114   287   12   14    3  .955     0   68   46 
1949 CLE A        OF  147   355    7    9    2  .976     0  117   39 
1950 CLE A        OF  140   367    2    5    1  .987     0  140    0 
1951 CLE A        OF  132   321   12    8    3  .977     0  132    0 
1952 CLE A        OF  136   398   11    6    3  .986     0  136    0 
1953 CLE A        OF  146   354   10    6    3  .984     0  146    0 
1954 CLE A        OF  153   411   14    2    6  .995     0  153    0 
1955 CLE A        OF  129   313    6    2    1  .994     0  129    0 
1956 CHI A        OF  137   371    4    5    2  .987     0  137    0 
1957 CHI A        OF  110   255    3    4    0  .985     0  110    0 
1958 CLE A        OF   68   141    5    0    0 1.000     8   59    1 
1959 DET A        OF   16    23    1    1    1  .960    11    0    5 
1959 CHI A        OF   12    20    1    1    1  .955     1    2   10 
1959 CHI A        1B    2    13    1    1    3  .933
1959 TOT A        LF                               -
1959 TOT A        RF                               -
1959 TOT A        OF   28    43    2    2    2  .957    12    2   15 
Total             OF 1440  3616   88   63   26  .983    20 1329  101 
Total             2B    4     1    3    0    0 1.000
Total             1B    3    21    1    1    4  .957
Total             SS    1     2    1    0    0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G    PO    A  ERR   DP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1948 CLE A Daily  OF    6    6    6    53       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    5    1 
1948 CLE A        CF    5    5    5    44      10    0    1    0   0  .909
1948 CLE A        RF    1    1    1     9       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1954 CLE A Daily  OF    4    4    4    35.1     0    0    0    0   0     -     0    4    0 
1954 CLE A        CF    4    4    4    35.1     7    0    0    0   0 1.000
Total             OF   10   10   10    88.1     0    0    0    0   0     -     0    9    1 
Total             CF    9    9    9    79.1    17    0    1    0   0  .944
Total             RF    1    1    1     9       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1949 AL    Daily  OF    1    0    0     4       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    1 
1949 AL           RF    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -
1949 AL           CF    1    0    0     3       2    0    0    0   0 1.000
1950 AL    Daily  OF    1    1    1    14       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1950 AL           CF    1    1    1    14       9    0    0    0   0 1.000
1952 AL    Daily  OF    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1952 AL           CF    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -
1953 AL    Daily  OF    1    0    0     2       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1953 AL           CF    1    0    0     2       1    1    0    0   0 1.000
1954 AL    Daily  OF    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    1    0 
1954 AL           CF    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -
Total             OF    5    1    1    22       0    0    0    0   0     -     0    5    1 
Total             CF    5    1    1    21      12    1    0    0   0 1.000
Total             RF    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G

Managerial RecordManagerial Record
Year Team     G    W    L   PCT    RS    RA  START    END  STANDING
1978 CHI A   87   37   50  .425   320   421   7- 1           5  5

TransactionsTransactions
Signed as a non-drafted free agent by Cleveland Indians (July 2, 1947).

Traded by Cleveland Indians to Chicago White Sox in exchange for Jim Busby and Chico
Carrasquel (October 25, 1955).

Traded by Chicago White Sox with Jim Marshall, Russ Heman and Jack Harshman to
Baltimore Orioles in exchange for Tito Francona, Ray Moore and Billy Goodman
(December 3, 1957).

Traded by Baltimore Orioles with Don Ferrarese to Cleveland Indians in exchange for
Gene Woodling, Dick Williams and Bud Daley (April 1, 1958).

Traded by Cleveland Indians to Detroit Tigers in exchange for Tito Francona (March
21, 1959).

Sold by Detroit Tigers to Chicago White Sox for $30000 (May 13, 1959).


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