Lawrence Eugene Doby (1923 – 2003) was an American professional baseball player in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball (MLB) who was the second black player to break baseball’s color barrier and the first black player in the American League. He was selected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1998 by the Hall’s Veterans Committee. Signed OAL (Budig) ball. COA from Tri Star included (Cert only). Ball has toning throughout and signature is in good condition.