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Old 08-28-2006, 11:51 PM   #520
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With there final selection in the all time MLB Draft The Greeley Grays select Larry Doby CF

Larry Doby batted .301 in 1948 to help the Cleveland Indians to the World Series. Once there, he won Game Four with a home run and was part of the last Indians team to win the Fall Classic. Though he won a World Series title seven years before Jackie Robinson, it was the four-month lead Robinson had in integrating Major League Baseball that cast a huge shadow over Doby's career. Doby was a fine hitter and outfielder, leading the American League in slugging, OBP, runs, homers (twice), and RBI. A true pioneer, Doby was the first African-American to play in the AL, first to lead his league in homers, first to hit a World Series homer, and the first to win a World Series title.

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Manager-Earl Weaver

C-Bill Freehan
1B-Lou Gehrig
2B-Craig Biggio
SS-Derek Jeter
3B-Wade Boggs
LF-Billy Williams
CF-Kirby Puckett
RF-Chuck Klein
DH-Paul Molitor
Sandy Koufax SP
Curt Schilling SP
Early Wynn SP
Jim "Catfish"Hunter SP
Al Spalding SP
Eric Gagne RP
Willie Hernandez RP
John Hiller RP
C -Thurman Munson
1B-Frank Thomas
2B-Nellie Fox
3B-Frank Baker
SS-Barry Larkin
CF-Larry Doby
LF-Barry Bonds
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