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It was eleven weeks between the time Jackie Robinson and I came into the majors. Eleven weeks. Come on. Whatever happened to him happened to me.

When the first Black ballplayer in the American League was asked if Jackie Robinson's prior debut in the majors eased the way for his integration

Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby
Cleveland Indians
HOF 1998

I had to take it, but I fought back by hitting the ball as far as I could.

On facing racism as the first African American player in the American League

Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby
Cleveland Indians
HOF 1998

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