Larry Doby

Larry Doby bio

Birth Name: Lawrence Eugene Doby

Occupation: Baseball Player

Place Of Birth: SC

Date Of Birth: December 13, 1923

Date Of Death: June 18, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Larry Doby was born on the 13th of December, 1923. He was famous for being a Baseball Player. Became the first black player to ever play in the American League in 1947 when he joined the Cleveland Indians; played a total of 13 years in the AL.

Larry Doby was born in SC. He was a terrific basketball player in high school, earning a scholarship to Long Island University. He managed the Chicago White Sox in 1978, becoming the second African American ever to manage a major league baseball team.

Larry Doby was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Larry Doby was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Lawrence Eugene Doby is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Larry’s Lawrence Eugene Doby attended Eastside (Paterson, NJ) and Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus.


Larry Doby’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Larry Doby’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Larry Doby kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Larry Doby was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Lawrence Eugene Doby
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Larry Doby was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Larry Doby was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Larry Doby had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Larry Doby’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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