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Larry Doby - Further Information

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Moffi, Larry and Jonathan Kronstadt. Crossing the Line: Black Major Leaguers, 1947-1959. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 1994.

Moore, Joseph Thomas. Pride Against Prejudice: The Biography of Larry Doby. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1988.

Tygiel, Jules. Baseball's Great Experiment. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1997.

Veeck, Bill. Veeck—As in Wreck: The Autobiography of Bill Veeck. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1962.


"American League wins 3-1 at All-Star Game Dedicated to Larry Doby." Jet, July 28, 1997 v92 n10: 46.

"Baseball legend Larry Doby, First Black in American League, Selected for Hall of Fame." Jet, March 23, 1998 v93 n17: 47(1).

Berkow, Ira. "He Crossed Color Barrier, But In Another's Shadow." New York Times, February 23, 1997: A1.

Dolgan, Bob. "Barrier Buster." Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 5, 2001: 1D.

Graeff, Burt. "Doby Getting His Due; First Black Player In American League Faced Same Racism As Jackie Robinson." Cleveland Plain Dealer, July 3, 1997: 1D.

Grossi, Tony. "The Debt Owed To Larry Doby; Segregation And Ignorance Couldn't Deter Black All Star." Cleveland Plain Dealer, July 3, 1994: 1A.

"Larry Doby in Good Spirits While Recovery from Surgery." Jet, Dec 1, 1997 v93 n2: 50(1).

Maraniss, David. "Neither a Myth Nor a Legend; Larry Doby Crossed Baseball's Color Barrier—After Robinson." Washington Post, July 08, 1997: A01.

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