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Larry Doby nominated for Congressional Gold Medal

Morning News & Notes, Saturday, April 8, 2017.

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It’s not easy to be the second at something. The one that goes first gets most of the publicity and the person who goes second deals with many of the same problems without the recognition. So it has been with Jackie Robinson and Larry Doby. Doby integrated the Americian League, but Robinson integrated MLB. Now some Ohio lawmakers want to see that Doby gets some well-deserved recognition.

Cleveland 3 - Arizona 7

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Lego recreation of Tyler Naquin inside-the-park homer | - You need to see this if you haven’t already.

Bill introduced to honor Cleveland Indians Hall of Famer Larry Doby with Congressional Gold Medal | - This year represents the 70th anniversary of the integration of the American League.

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