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More honors for Larry Doby

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News and Notes for Thursday, December 20, 2018

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Larry Doby is receiving additional honors, as Presidential Trump has approved a bill granting him the Congressional Medal of Honor. Larry Doby broke the color barrier in the American League with the Cleveland Indians, after Jackie Robinson had done so in the National League with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

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Trump approves Congressional Gold Medal for Jersey’s Larry Doby, MLB’s 2nd African-American ballplayer | nj.com - President Donald Trump has signed legislation granting the Congressional Gold Medal to Larry Doby, the Hall of Fame outfielder from Paterson, NJ.

Years after his death, Larry Doby is still teaching us important lessons | nj.com - “It was a Sunday morning in December when he rang my doorbell. I had watched him play with the Newark Eagles of the Negro National League when I was a kid. I had occasionally covered him while he played for the Cleveland Indians.”

Indians, Cody Anderson avoid arbitration - The Indians announced Wednesday evening that they have come to an agreement with right-hander Cody Anderson for the 2019 season, avoiding arbitration.

Jake Bauers could land in Indians' outfield - But, when Santana gets his reps in the infield, the biggest question that remains is whether Bauers can make an impact in the outfield if need be.

RubberDucks hold 1-day ‘Shawshank Jailbird Special’ promo sale - The Akron RubberDucks are holding a one-day flash sale for a promotion centered around the 25th anniversary of the movie, "The Shawshank Redemption."

WATCH: Indians thank Michael Brantley in Twitter video | wkyc.com - The Cleveland Indians posted a tribute video to Michael Brantley, who signed a two-year deal with the Houston Astros after spending 10 years in Cleveland.

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