Larry Doby

Jackie Robinson is famous as the first African-American baseball player in the major leagues.

Do you know who was the second?  Larry Doby.  Unlike Robinson, Doby went right from the Negro Leagues to the major leagues.  He was a great player and is in the Hall of Fame.

On July 10th, the House voted to award Doby the Congressional Gold Medal.

I was born in Paterson.

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