Monday, March 3, 2014

Larry Doby

On this date in 1998, Larry Doby the first African-American player in the American League was elected to the Hall of Fame.

"To say I had it easy because of him (Jackie Robinson) is silly. I came in eleven weeks after he did. Eleven weeks did not alter the course of race relations in this country. Jackie and I went through a lot of the same things."   

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