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  1. Larry Doby

    Larry Doby



    G H R HR RBI BA SLG
    1533 1515 960 253 970 .283 .490
  2. Zack Greinke-Carlos Quentin fight calls for new guidelines for ba...

    Jim Caple

    When a fight results in an injury that might sideline Zack Greinke for months, it's time for an Off Base refresher on the proper way to brawl in baseball.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2013
  3. Hall of Famer Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians gets U.S. stamp...

    The U.S. Postal Service is honoring Hall of Famer Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians with a commemorative stamp.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2012
  4. Cleveland Indians to rename street for Hall of Famer Larry Doby

    The Cleveland Indians are commemorating the 65th anniversary of Larry Doby breaking the AL's color barrier by re-naming a street in honor of the Hall of Famer.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  5. Yearbook, July 5: A pioneer makes debut

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 5, 1947: On this day 65 years ago, Larry Doby put on his Cleveland Indians uniform, took to the visitors' dugout at Comiskey Park and eventually entered the game against the Chicago White Sox as a pinch-hitter -- making Doby the first black play...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  6. MLB legends putting stamp on postage race

    Playbook Visuals

    Four Major League Baseball legends -- Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox, Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees, Willie Stargell of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians (and other teams) -- soon will find themselves on envelo...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  7. Ted Williams to be honored on postage stamp

    Slugger Ted Williams will win a spot on a U.S. postage stamp next year.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2011
  8. PBS show discovers Jackie Robinson

    Rob Neyer

    It's always a bit disorienting when "outsiders" enter our insulated little world ... Production crew members from PBS' "History Detectives" were in Cooperstown this summer to try to uncover another mystery. For this investigation, one of the host...

    Blog | August 20, 2010
  9. Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson, N.J., hosted Negro Leagues histor...

    Paul Lukas

    A treasured Negro Leagues stadium is falling prey to decay and vandalism.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2010
  10. One2Watch4: Shin-Soo Choo

    Ryan McCrystal, ESPN Stats & Info

    .260 BA, .362 OBP, .479 slug pct .303 BA, .395 OBP, .549 slug pct Those are the stat lines from the past two seasons for two 27-year-olds roaming the outfield for the Cleveland Indians. The former belongs to Grady Sizemore, the later to Shin-Soo Cho...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  11. Andrus named to Topps Rookie All-Star team

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus was named to the 2009 Topps Major League Rookie All-Star team. He was also selected as the Larry Doby Award winner in the American League by the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. The award honors a rookie of the year in ea...

    Blog | November 25, 2009
  12. Andrus named to Topps Rookie All-Star team

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus was named to the 2009 Topps Major League Rookie All-Star team. He was also selected as the Larry Doby Award winner in the American League by the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. The award honors a rookie of the year in ea...

    Blog | Conversation | November 25, 2009
  13. Indians wear No. 14 vs. Yankees on Friday to honor Doby

    Larry Doby waited years before he told his son certain baseball stories, the ones of hatred and horror, the ones he faced as the first black to play in the American League.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2007
  14. Eleven weeks to irrelevance

    Scoop Jackson

    Larry Doby faced the same prejudice as Jackie Robinson in 1947 -- so why aren't we celebrating his courage?

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2007
  15. Doby, triples and handshakes

    Hey, everyone -- it's Q&A time again. Before I get to the questions, though, I also want to make reference to Larry Doby. On July 5, we marked the 60th anniversary of Mr. Doby being the first black player in the American League with the Cleveland In...

    Blog | Conversation | July 06, 2007
  16. Indians to wear Doby's number during August tribute

    Every member of the Cleveland Indians will wear Larry Doby's No. 14 on Aug. 10 to honor the AL's first black player, who followed Jackie Robinson in breaking baseball's color barrier.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2007
  17. Cleveland will honor AL's first black player

    Every member of the Cleveland Indians will wear Larry Doby's No. 14 on Aug. 10 to honor the AL's first black player, who followed Jackie Robinson in breaking baseball's color barrier.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2007