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Indians to Honor Hall of Famer, Groundbreaker Larry Doby with New Street Friday

PRESS RELEASE – On the 65th anniversary of his groundbreaking integration into the American League, Indians Hall of Famer Larry Doby will be remembered with a street commemoration and on-field ceremony on July 6. Continue reading

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Ted Williams Joins DiMaggio, Doby and Stargell on Stamps

PRESS RELEASE – Ted Williams will be immortalized on a Forever stamp in July 2012 as part of our “Major League Baseball All Stars” commemorative Forever stamps set. Forever stamps are always equal in value to the current First-Class Mail one-ounce rate. Continue reading

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Postal Service to Honor First Black Player in American League

The United States Postal Service has announced that Larry Doby, the first black man to play baseball in the American League, and the second player behind Jackie Robinson to play Major League Baseball, will be honored with a stamp as one of four Major League Baseball All-Stars who left “an indelible impression on the game.”   A Joe DiMaggio stamp was the first to be unveiled.  Two other players will be Continue reading

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