Former baseball star Larry Doby accepts an honorary doctorate at Fairfield University's 1997 Commencement.
Lawrence Eugene Doby was the first African-American baseball player to be signed to the major leagues when he joined the Cleveland Indians in 1947. Image date is approximate.
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Jean Santopatre. "Larry Doby accepting honorary degree." 1997. Image Archive. Fairfield University Archives and Special Collections. https://digitalcommons.fairfield.edu/image-archive/79.