Camden, SC (WLTX) - There was a special dedication Friday afternoon in Camden for two local legends.
Statues were unveiled of Larry Doby and Bernard Baruch.
U.S. Senator Tim Scott, baseball hall of famer Jim Rice, and financier Darla Moore were all in attendance.
Doby, a Camden native and former Negro League star, was the first African-American to break the color barrier in the American League in 1947, 11 weeks after Jackie Robinson entered the National League. He is South Carolina's only member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Baruch was Woodrow Wilson's advisor during the First World War. He was also an advisor to President Franklin Roosevelt during the World War II.