Below is a list of the first black players in Major League Baseball by team in
chronological order, since the abolition of the Baseball color line. During the
Apr 15, 2013 ... The real first African American to play in the major leagues, and the only former
.... During one baseball game in college played in Kentucky, ...
Jul 18, 2013 ... Read on for an inside look at ten of the first African-American baseball players to
break the color line and play in Major League Baseball (MLB) ...
While Robinson was the player who broke the major leagues' color barrier in
1947, a few African-American players had played on major league teams during
Feb 4, 2014 ... At a time when Major League Baseball was still a decade from integration, Louis'
victory in Chicago's Comiskey Park was a triumph for black ...
Fleet Walker is first African-American to play in Major Leagues ... Having played
several seasons with a white "minor-league team in Toledo," he joined the ...
Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier when he became the first black athlete to
play Major League Baseball in the 20th century. He signed with the Brooklyn ...
On this day in 1947, Jackie Robinson, age 28, becomes the first African-
American player in Major League Baseball when he steps onto Ebbets Field in
Jul 6, 2011 ... John W. “Bud” Fowler, top row center, held the record for most consecutive
seasons of a black man playing on white teams (11) until Jackie ...
Mar 1, 2015 ... Minnie Minoso played 12 of his 17 seasons in Chicago, hitting .304 with 135
homers and 808 RBIs for the White Sox. Photograph: AP.