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Larry Doby



Lawrence Eugene Doby


Born: December 13, 1923 in Camden, SC
Died: June 18, 2003 in Montclair, NJ
          (79 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1998
• High School: Eastside HS (Paterson, NJ)
• College: Long Island University (Brooklyn Campus) (New York, NY)
• Buried: Cremated
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
NE
NN2
18
2B
23
88
81
18
25
3
2
1
14
3
7
0
.309
.364
.432
.796
133
NE
NN2
19
2B
28
127
103
18
31
8
3
4
22
5
20
1
3
0
.301
.419
.553
.973
160
NE
NN2
20
CF
1
6
5
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.200
.333
.200
.533
47
NE
22
2B
62
281
243
62
80
14
8
8
52
8
37
0
1
.329
.418
.551
.969
175
NE
NN2
23
2B
30
132
113
25
40
10
5
8
41
3
17
0
2
.354
.438
.743
1.182
220
5
1
2B
144
634
545
123
177
35
18
21
129
19
82
1
6
0
.325
.414
.571
.985
174
162 Game Average
713
613
138
199
39
20
24
145
21
92
1
7
0
.325
.414
.571
.985
174



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
NE
NN2
88
.377
.326
8.0%
9.6%
1.1%
1.0%
.123
.093
NE
NN2
127
.435
.354
15.7%
9.6%
3.1%
0.7%
.252
.104
NE
NN2
6
.283
.342
16.7%
8.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.103
NE
281
.447
.335
13.2%
8.5%
2.8%
1.0%
.222
.091
NE
NN2
132
.514
.343
12.9%
8.9%
6.1%
1.0%
.389
.104
5
1
634
.447
.339
12.9%
9.0%
3.3%
1.0%
.246
.097

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James