Doby second but not forgotten

Updated: June 20, 2003, 9:27 AM ET
By Jim Baker
Quick: Who was the second man to walk on the moon? You probably don't know. It's tough being the second person to do something momentous. (Can anybody name the second person to fly solo across the Atlantic?) Larry Doby, who passed away Wednesday at the age of 79, was that second person two times in his baseball career.

Jim Baker is an author at Baseball Prospectus and a frequent contributor to Page 2. You can e-mail Jim at bottlebat@gmail.com.

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