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Larry Doby stamp to be unveiled in public ceremony Thursday
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CAMDEN NATIVE LARRY DOBY and fellow Baseball Hall of Fame enshrinees Joe Dimaggio, Willie Stargell and Ted Williams, are part of the four-player Forever stamp series which was unveiled in Cooperstown, N.Y., last Friday. On Thursday, the Larry Doby stamp will be part of a ceremony at the Camden Archives and Museum which will feature former New York Yankees second baseman and former USC head baseball coach, Bobby Richardson, as the keynote speaker.
Camden and Kershaw County residents will get their first look at the newly issued Larry Doby Forever stamp at Thursday’s stamp dedication ceremony to be held at the Camden Archives and Museum. The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. and is free and open to the public.Doby, a Camden native and a 1998 inductee into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, joins fellow Hall of Fame members Joe DiMaggio, Willie Stargell and Ted Williams as part of a set which was officially unveiled last Friday in Cooperstown, N.Y., during Hall of Fame induction weekend. On Thursday, Camden will get its first look at the stamp and hear about Doby’s impact on the national pastime.A former Negro League star, Doby was the first African-American to play in the American League after being signed by the Cleveland Indians in 1947.