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Larry Doby

Lawrence Eugene Doby

Positions: First Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: December 13, 1923 in Camden, South Carolina, United States
Died: June 18, 2003 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States
High School: Eastside HS (Paterson, NJ)
School: Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus (Brooklyn, NY)

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Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1942 18 Newark NNL NgM 57 57 12 19 3 2 0 9 0 0 .333 .333 .456 .789 26 0
1943 19 Newark NNL NgM 65 64 8 16 1 0 3 6 2 0 .250 .250 .406 .656 26 1
1944 20 Newark NNL NgM 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0
1946 22 Newark NNL NgM 188 171 39 55 8 6 4 37 5 16 .322 .380 .509 .888 87 1
1947 23 Newark NNL NgM 36 32 3 9 0 1 1 8 1 3 .281 .343 .438 .780 14 1
1947 23 -6.3 CLE AL MLB CLE 29 33 32 3 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 11 .156 .182 .188 .369 6 2 0 0
1948 24 -5.0 CLE AL MLB CLE 121 500 439 83 132 23 9 14 66 9 9 54 77 .301 .384 .490 .873 215 8 5 2
1949 25 -3.8 CLE AL MLB CLE 147 650 547 106 153 25 3 24 85 10 9 91 90 .280 .389 .468 .857 256 14 7 5
1950 26 -2.8 CLE AL MLB CLE 142 609 503 110 164 25 5 25 102 8 6 98 71 .326 .442 .545 .986 274 9 6 2
1951 27 -2.0 CLE AL MLB CLE 134 551 447 84 132 27 5 20 69 4 1 101 81 .295 .428 .512 .941 229 10 3 0
1952 28 -0.7 CLE AL MLB CLE 140 611 519 104 143 26 8 32 104 5 2 90 111 .276 .383 .541 .924 281 6 0 2
1953 29 0.3 CLE AL MLB CLE 149 617 513 92 135 18 5 29 102 3 2 96 121 .263 .385 .487 .873 250 7 6 2
1954 30 1.6 CLE AL MLB CLE 153 675 577 94 157 18 4 32 126 3 1 85 94 .272 .364 .484 .847 279 7 3 1 9
1955 31 2.5 CLE AL MLB CLE 131 560 491 91 143 17 5 26 75 2 0 61 100 .291 .369 .505 .874 248 6 2 2 4 8
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1956 32 3.6 CHW AL MLB CHW 140 619 504 89 135 22 3 24 102 0 1 102 105 .268 .392 .466 .858 235 7 4 4 5 6
1957 33 4.3 CHW AL MLB CHW 119 477 416 57 120 27 2 14 79 2 3 56 79 .288 .373 .464 .837 193 13 2 0 3 3
1958 34 5.5 CLE AL MLB CLE 89 276 247 41 70 10 1 13 45 0 2 26 49 .283 .348 .490 .838 121 7 0 0 3 2
1959 35 6.2 2 Teams AL MLB CHW-DET 39 124 113 6 26 4 2 0 13 1 0 10 22 .230 .290 .301 .591 34 1 0 0 1 0
1959 35 6.8 San Diego PCL AAA CLE 9 27 2 6 0 1 0 3 .222 .296 8
1959 35 6.2 DET AL MLB DET 18 64 55 5 12 3 1 0 4 0 0 8 9 .218 .313 .309 .622 17 0 0 0 1 0
1959 35 6.2 CHW AL MLB CHW 21 60 58 1 14 1 1 0 9 1 0 2 13 .241 .267 .293 .560 17 1 0 0 0 0
1962 38 12.4 Chunichi JPCL Fgn 72 268 240 27 54 9 1 10 35 0 0 25 73 .225 .302 .396 .698 95 5 2 0 1 2
MLB (13 seasons) MLB 1533 6302 5348 960 1515 243 52 253 970 47 36 871 1011 .283 .386 .490 .876 2621 97 38 20 25 19
NLB (5 seasons) NLB 351 329 62 100 12 9 8 60 8 19 .304 .342 .468 .810 154 3
All Levels (18 Seasons) 1614 6948 5944 1051 1675 264 63 271 1068 55 36 915 1084 .282 .484 2878 102 40 23 26 21
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1947 23 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 1 9.0 8 8 0 0 1 1.000 8.00 8.00
1947 23 CLE AL MLB CLE 2B 4 13.0 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.77 1.00
1947 23 CLE AL MLB CLE SS 1 4.0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 6.75 3.00
1948 24 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 70
1948 24 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 114 972.0 313 287 12 14 3 .955 2.77 2.62
1948 24 CLE AL MLB CLE RF 48
1949 25 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 117
1949 25 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 147 1305.0 371 355 7 9 2 .976 2.50 2.46
1949 25 CLE AL MLB CLE RF 41
1950 26 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 140
1950 26 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 140 1191.0 374 367 2 5 1 .987 2.79 2.64
1951 27 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 132
1951 27 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 132 1066.0 341 321 12 8 3 .977 2.81 2.52
1952 28 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 136
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1952 28 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 136 1223.0 415 398 11 6 3 .986 3.01 3.01
1953 29 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 146
1953 29 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 146 1232.0 370 354 10 6 3 .984 2.66 2.49
1954 30 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 153
1954 30 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 153 1354.0 427 411 14 2 6 .995 2.82 2.78
1955 31 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 129
1955 31 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 129 1118.0 321 313 6 2 1 .994 2.57 2.47
1956 32 CHW AL MLB CHW CF 137
1956 32 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 137 1205.0 380 371 4 5 2 .987 2.80 2.74
1957 33 CHW AL MLB CHW CF 110
1957 33 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 110 948.0 262 255 3 4 0 .985 2.45 2.35
1958 34 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 59
1958 34 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 8
1958 34 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 68 519.0 146 141 5 0 0 1.000 2.53 2.15
1958 34 CLE AL MLB CLE RF 1
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1959 35 2 Teams AL MLB DET-CHW OF 28 220.0 47 43 2 2 2 .957 1.84 1.61
1959 35 DET AL MLB DET OF 16 126.0 25 23 1 1 1 .960 1.71 1.50
1959 35 CHW AL MLB CHW 1B 2 16.0 15 13 1 1 3 .933 7.88 7.00
1959 35 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 12 94.0 22 20 1 1 1 .955 2.01 1.75
1962 38 Chunichi JPCL Fgn 1B 36
1962 38 Chunichi JPCL Fgn OF 34
MLB (2 seasons) MLB 1B 3 25.0 23 21 1 1 4 .957 7.92 7.33
MLB (11 seasons) MLB CF 1329
MLB (12 seasons) MLB OF 1440 12353.0 3767 3616 88 63 26 .983 2.70 2.57
MLB (3 seasons) MLB RF 90
All Levels (3 Seasons) 1B 39 25.0 23 21 1 1 4
All Levels (11 Seasons) CF 1329
All Levels (13 Seasons) OF 1474 12353.0 3767 3616 88 63 26
All Levels (3 Seasons) RF 90
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1978 54 Chicago AL MLB CHW 1 of 2 161 71 90 .441
1 Season 161 71 90 .441

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Sabr ID: 4e985e86

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