Lawrence Eugene Doby
Born: December 13, 1923, Camden, South Carolina
Died: June 18, 2003, Montclair, New Jersey
Newark Eagles (1942-1943, 1946-1947), Cleveland Indians (1947-1955, 1958), Chicago White Sox (1956-1957, 1959), Detroit Tigers (1959)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1998
This Day in Baseball History
On December 12, 1903, the Chicago Cubs acquire future Hall of Famer Mordecai Brown from the St. Louis Cardinals for pitcher Brakeman Taylor and catcher Larry McLean.