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2 edition of Larry Doby found in the catalog.

Larry Doby

Joseph Thomas Moore

Larry Doby

the story of the American League"s first black player

by Joseph Thomas Moore

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball players,
  • Case studies,
  • Discrimination in sports,
  • Biography,
  • African American baseball players

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoseph Thomas Moore
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.D58 M66 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25004596M
    ISBN 100486483371
    ISBN 109780486483375
    LC Control Number2011024133

    The story of Doby's struggles constitutes a critical chapter in African-American history and the Civil Rights movement. This captivating account of his triumph over bigotry and injustice was praised by The New York Times Book Review as "a tribute to both its author and Larry Doby." Now available in an updated edition, it features a new. Larry Doby Quotes. facebook; twitter; googleplus; 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. Larry Doby. Baseball, Kids, Ideas "Biography/Personal Quotes".

    Batter up for the first-ever children's book about Larry Doby, the first African-American player to hit a home run in the World year is , and Homer and his daddy are baseball crazy. Ever since last season, when their man Larry Doby followed Jackie Robinson across baseball’s color line and signed on with their team, the Cleveland Indians, it’s been like a dream come true. I'm wondering if you've looked at the book "Larry Doby: The Struggle of the American League's First Black Player" It's written by Moore, who wrote the main bio used already so I don't know if it would add anything. I've heard it's somewhat of a reprint of the book used here, so .

    Larry Doby Baseball Cards. A baseball card checklist for Larry Doby that includes every baseball card in our Baseball Card Database. This Larry Doby baseball card checklist includes every known baseball card that Larry Doby has appeared on, in chronological order. Visit the card to see the entire set. Get this from a library! Just as good: How Larry Doby changed America's game. [Chris Crowe; Mike Benny] -- An African American family in Cleveland, Ohio, listens on their new radio to the first game of the World Series, in which Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League, won the game.


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The story of Doby's struggles constitutes a critical chapter in African-American history and the Civil Rights movement. This captivating account of his triumph over bigotry and injustice was praised by The New York Times Book Review as "a tribute to both its author and Larry Doby." Now available in an updated edition, it features a new Introduction, an additional chapter that covers Doby's Cited by: 4.

Perhaps no one is more remembered for being second than Larry Doby. He was the second African-American to play Major League Baseball in the modern era after Jackie Robinson. He was the second African-American manager of a major league club after Frank Robinson.

He may have been second in those two regards, but Larry Doby was so much more. Batter up for the first-ever children's book about Larry Doby, the first African-American player to hit a home run in the World Series. The year isand Homer and his daddy are baseball crazy. Ever since last season, when their man Larry Doby followed Jackie Robinson across baseball’s color line and signed on with their team, the 5/5(3).

Larry Doby book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Thoroughly researched and beautifully written, this inspiring tale chronicles t /5. Pride Against Prejudice is a tribute to both its author and Larry Doby.

New York Times Book Review. This is an excellent biography of Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League and one of the first black managers in the major leagues Moore has done a superb job of researching Doby's life and writing about it.

This book has 37 pages and was uploaded by Yoc on April 3, The file size is mb. Publisher is FawcettPages: View full size Plain Dealer Historical Collection Larry Doby (greeted at third base by coach Tony Cuccinello in ) hit of his big-league home runs for the Indians -- most between View Larry Doby's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during season Full Name: Lawrence Eugene Doby View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject. More bio, uniform, draft, salary infoHeight: Meter. Batter up for the first-ever children's book about Larry Doby, the first African-American player to hit a home run in the World Series.

The year isand Homer and his daddy are baseball crazy. Ever since last season, when their man Larry Doby followed Jackie Robinson across baseball’s color line and signed on with their team, the Brand: Candlewick Press.

Sanders Clyde Scholars and Mr. Joyner, Principal, Dr. Pringle, Assoc. Principal and Linda Dennis, “Backpack” CHARLESTON, SC – Having researched and studied Larry Doby – one of South Carolina’s legends – a book on the American League’s first black baseball player will be released on June 20 as part of the Charleston RiverDogs’ home baseball game against the Asheville Tourists.

Larry Doby, byname of Lawrence Eugene Doby, (born Dec. 13,Camden, S.C., U.S.—died JMontclair, N.J.), American baseball player, the second African American player in the major leagues and the first in the American League when he joined the Cleveland Indians in The son of a semipro baseball player, Doby excelled at baseball, basketball, and football, earning an.

Larry Doby Stats. Larry Doby was born on Thursday, Decemin Camden, South Carolina. Doby was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 5,with the Cleveland Indians.

Just as Good: How Larry Doby Changed America's Game is a children's picture book written by Chris Crowe and illustrated by Mike Benny. It is an inspirational biographical picture book about Larry Dobby - the second black player to break the color barrier of baseball.4/5.

“Douglas Branson’s new book on Larry Doby is a must-read for anyone who cares about the Jackie Robinson story and the integration of baseball. Doby has been neglected for far too long, so it’s exciting to see Branson give Doby his due.”—Terry Pluto, author of Our Tribe: A Baseball Memoir and columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

This captivating account of his triumph over bigotry and injustice was praised by The New York Times Book Review as "a tribute to both its author and Larry Doby." Now available in an updated edition, it features a new Introduction, an additional chapter that covers Doby's induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and a selection of new Brand: Dover Publications.

Pride Against Prejudice is a tribute to both its author and Larry Doby. New York Times Book Review. This is an excellent biography of Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League and one of the first black managers in the major leagues Moore has done a superb job of researching Doby's life and writing about it/5(9).

“Douglas Branson’s new book on Larry Doby is a must-read for anyone who cares about the Jackie Robinson story and the integration of baseball.

Doby has been neglected for far too long, so it’s exciting to see Branson give Doby his due.”—Terry Pluto, author of Our Tribe: A Baseball Memoir and columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

The book is not a biography, but instead a polemic by author Douglas M. Branson that identifies the unique circumstances, past and present, that sublimate Doby as a public figure.

This captivating account of his triumph over bigotry and injustice was praised by The New York Times Book Review as "a tribute to both its author and Larry Doby." Now available in an updated edition, it features a new Introduction, an additional chapter that covers Doby's induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and a selection of new.

Doby immediately delivered with Chicago, hitting 24 home runs and knocking in runs. During a nine-game winning streak in JuneDoby hit five home runs, leading White Sox owner Charles Comiskey to remark, “Larry Doby, he’s our guy.

You know, when we dealt for Doby, we weren’t worried about Larry. We knew he’d come through.”. A hard-hitting second baseman, Larry Doby starred for the champion Newark Eagles, played in the All Star game, and finished the season with a average and only 1 home run behind the league leaders, Josh Gibson and Johnny Davis.

Speaking for League Park Book Discussion: Larry Doby. Saturday July 15 at pm. Join us for our July book discussion as we celebrate the life and achievements of Larry Doby.

July marks the 70th anniversary of Larry Doby’s debut with the Cleveland Indians as the first African-American player in American League history.Larry Doby By Charles Ota Heller | January 2, | 0 Continuing to post short vignettes from my upcoming “coming-to-America” memoir, Cowboy from Prague, here is a story about a man who became my hero: As a boy in post-war Europe, I had been a good athlete.