Saturday, September 11, 2021

Larry Doby is in my hall of famer collection

Back in July, gcrl posted a Larry Doby auto. In the comments, Fuji echoed my thoughts of "Awesome card! Had no idea Doby even had certified pack pulled autographs."

I was so smitten with the card, I started keeping an eye out and eventually scored myself one.

Sweet, right!?

Larry Doby! What a legacy.

As a kid, I bought a pack of 1991 Topps Archives ('53 reprints), with Larry Doby being the most memorable pull after Ted Williams, both from the "cards that never were" portion of the checklist, as neither man had a real 1953 Topps card.

Never would have thought 30 years ago that I'd have his autograph in my card collection one day. Neat!

My only vintage Doby resides in my active 1957 Topps setbuild, kindly sent to me by Night Owl many moons ago. Classic look.

Thanks again for that, Greg!

And thanks to the rest of you for checking out some of my Larry Doby cards. See ya next time.


  1. Great card! It's so simple and clean looking.

  2. Congratulations! Super jealous. Guess I need to suck it up... and add this card to my eBay watch list.

    1. Holy smokes. Triple digits? Looks like I'll just have to bookmark this post and GCRL's and live vicariously through you guys.

  3. It's a great card, and isn't hard to see why anyone would want one.