- Laughing Larry
- July 31, 1886
- 5' 10"
- 165 lbs
- Major League Debut:
- 7-22-1907 with NY1
- Allstar Selections:
- 1912 MVP
Where does Larry Doyle rank among baseball greats?
Larry Doyle ranks among the Top 50 all-time at 2B. Rankings ?
Larry Doyle Alltime Teammates:
Larry Doyle Teammates
Best Season: 1912
On paper, his 1911 season is superior, but we'll take the word of those who saw him play and gave him the 1912 MVP Award. He hit .330 with 33 doubles, eight triples, 10 homers, 98 runs scored, 90 RBI and 36 steals.
Lawrence Joseph Doyle was born on July 31, 1886, in Caseyville, IL.
March 1, 1974, Saranac Lake, NY
Major League Debut
1911 World Series
1912 World Series
1913 World Series
Awards and Honors
1912 NL MVP
On August 28, 1916, the Giants traded Doyle and Herb Hunter to the Cubs for Heinie Zimmerman and Mickey Doolan. The trade allowed manager John McGraw to shift Buck Herzog to second base and put Zimmerman at the hot corner. Less than two years later, in January of 1918, McGraw reacquired Doyle, sending Herzog to the Braves.
39-year old veteran Tommy Corcoran, in mid-season 1907.
Johnny Rawlings initially, and eventually Frankie Frisch.
Best Strength as a Player
Largest Weakness as a Player
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