Born: 12/13/1924 in Camden, South Carolina, USA
Cause of death: lengthy illness
Full name: Lawrence Eugene Doby
Noted For: centerfielder, member of the Cleveland Indians (1947-58), Chicago White Sox (1956-59), and Detroit Tigers (1959). First African-American to play in the American League (1947); 7-time All-Star (1949-55); elected to the MLB Hall of Fame (1998).
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