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On this day in 1924, Lawrence Eugene “Larry” Doby, the first black player in the American League, was born in South Carolina. A seven-time consecutive All-Star centerfielder, Doby and teammate Satchel Paige were the first African-American players to win a World Series championship when the Cleveland Indians won in 1948.

On this day in 1924, Lawrence Eugene “Larry” Doby, the first black player in the American League, was born in South Carolina. A seven-time consecutive All-Star centerfielder, Doby and teammate Satchel Paige were the first African-American players to win a World Series championship when the Cleveland Indians won in 1948.

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