Camden's Baseball Hall of Famer: Larry Doby
The African American Cultural Center of Camden presents an exhibit on Camden's native son, Lawrence Eugene Doby, on February 24 - August 30, 2018. Doby, the first African American to play in the American League, was a seven-time All Star. He played with the Cleveland Indians from 1947-1955, with the Chicago White Sox in 56-57, and the Detroit Tigers in 1959. Larry Doby's career was marked with dignity, decency, and quiet courage i nteh face of racial prejudice. This exhibit explores Doby's life and times and his impact on the sport of baseball.
The African American Cultural Center of Camden is located at 517 York Street in Camden. The Center will be open on:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 1:00 to 4:30
Saturday - 10:00 to 4:00
517 York Street
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