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Doby, Larry

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Works: 31 works in 37 publications in 1 language and 2,263 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  Baseball stories  Case studies  History  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs 
Classifications: PZ7.C8853845, [E]
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Publications about Larry Doby
Most widely held works about Larry Doby
    Just as good : How Larry Doby changed America's game by Chris Crowe( Book )
    1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 629 libraries worldwide
    An African American family in Cleveland, Ohio, listens on their new radio to the first game of the 1948 World Series, in which Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League, won the game for the Cleveland Indians
    Pride against prejudice : the biography of Larry Doby by Joseph Thomas Moore( Book )
    5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
    Larry Doby was the first black player in the American League, going to the Cleveland Indians just 11 weeks after Jackie Robinson joined the National League's Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Aware of Mr. Doby's neglect by biographers, Mr. Moore, who has been a fan of his subject ever since he heard the Doby legend, seeks to give him recognition. ... Mr. Moore used records, interviews and a clear narrative style to make his points (what is more persuasive in sports than an athlete's record! what is more animated than public statements and their refutations!), and gives voice to some of Mr. Doby's se
    Grasping the ring : nine unique winners in life and sports by Gene A Budig( Book )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
    "Professor Gene A. Budig provides telling insights about a series of exceptional people; individuals who have been driven to lead and to excel on the national stage" (back cover)
    Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community ( Book )
    1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
    Biographical profiles of important and influential persons of African heritage who form the international black community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields providing coverage of names found in today's headlines as well as selected individuals from earlier in this century whose influence continues to have an impact on contemporary life
    Larry Doby : the story of the American League's first black player by Joseph Thomas Moore( Book )
    2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
    Thoroughly researched and beautifully written, this biography chronicles the struggles of the second black player to reach the Major Leagues. Larry Doby joined the Indians 11 weeks after Jackie Robinson's first appearance with the Dodgers. A Hall of Famer and seven-time All Star, Doby faced the same prejudices that plagued Robinson, but with far less media attention and support
    Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community ( Book )
    1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
    Biographical profiles of important and influential persons of African heritage who form the international black community. Covers persons of various nationalities in a wide variety of fields providing coverage of names found in today's headlines as well as selected individuals from earlier in this century whose influence continues to have an impact on contemporary life
    Baseball in the Upstate ( visu )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
    From the late 1800s to present day, the game of baseball has played an important role in the history and culture surrounding the Upstate of South Carolina. Many baseball greats started their careers in either the Textile Mill Leagues or the segregated Negro Leagues. This program explores the fascination of baseball and why it remains one of the favorite pastimes in the area
    He changed the face of baseball : Larry Doby's story by Trudie Engel( Book )
    1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
    Winning Race : Larry Doby, Cleveland and the integration of American League baseball by Andrew Lee Ellner( Archival Material )
    2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
    Discuses the life of Larry Doby, a player for the Cleveland Indians, and his part in helping to break the color line in baseball's American League
    1997 South Carolina African-American history calendar ( Book )
    1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
    [Art Pennington Scrapbook by Art Pennington( Archival Material )
    1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Scrapbook includes newspaper clippings and photographs documenting Pennington's personal life and playing career during the 1940s and 1950s. These items document his tenure with the Chicago American Giants, the Puebla club of the Mexican League, Caribbean winter league teams and American minor league teams including Keokuk and Cedar Rapids of the Three-I League, Modesto of the California League, St. Petersburg of the Florida State League as well as others. Of note are photographs and clippings (many in Spanish) relating to the Puebla team in 1946 that included Sal Maglie, photographs of the Chicago American Giants and other African American players, photographs and clippings from the Winter Leagues including games in Havana, and material on the minor leagues in the 1950s. Also included are family photographs including each of his five wives
    [Cleveland Indians baseball player Larry Doby, full-length portrait, looking slightly right, holding baseball bat] ( visu )
    1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Illustration showing baseball player Larry Doby, runner Reggie Pearman, and football player Ed (Bullet) Conwell
    Bud Greenspan presents pride against prejudice The Larry Doby story ( visu )
    1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    The true story of baseball player Larry Doby (1923-2003), who became the second black player to break the color barrier when he joined the Cleveland Indians just eleven weeks after Jackie Robinson signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers
    [Player file : ( Archival Material )
    in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Player file includes material documenting his baseball career and personal life. These items may include newspaper and magazine articles, biographical material, press releases, copies of original documents and other sundry items. Some files may not contain any material due to the brevity of his career and/or the time period in which he played. File contents: folder 1 (1942- )
    1997 South Carolina African-American history calendar ( Book )
    1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Larry Doby portrait collection ( visu )
    in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Portraits of professional baseball player Larry Doby, the first African American to play in Major League Baseball's American League
    [Wendell Smith papers : by Wendell Smith( Archival Material )
    in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Wendell Smith papers include correspondence and newspaper columns written by Smith for the Pittsburgh Courier and the Chicago's American. These papers document Smith's direct and indirect support of the candidacy of Jackie Robinson as the first African American to play professional baseball in the 20th Century. These papers also document Smith's ongoing support and interest in the Negro Baseball Leagues. Of primary note is incoming and outgoing correspondence with Brooklyn Dodgers President Branch Rickey and Dodgers Second Baseman Jackie Robinson
    [Photo file : ( visu )
    in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Photo file includes photographs documenting his baseball career. These items may include color and black-and-white portrait and action photographs. File contents: folder 1 (b&w); folder 2 (color)
    An unsung hero : the story of Larry Doby by Stephanie R Horowitz( Archival Material )
    in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    A paper on Larry Doby, the first African American to break the color line in the American League
    Larry Doby ( file )
    in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Doby, Lawrence E. 1923-
Larry Doby joueur de base-ball américain
Larry Doby US-amerikanischer Baseballspieler
Доби, Ларри
래리 도비
ラリー・ドビー
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English (26)
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