Robert L. "Bob" Douglas also know as The Father of Black Professional Basketball was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on February 5, 1972, becoming the first African-American to be enshrined in Springfield.
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Karl Malone was a professional basketball player in the NBA that played for the Utah Jazz team. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.
There is no NBA Hall of Fame. George Mikan was the first NBA player inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1959. Bill Russell was inducted in 1975.
Jackie Robinson was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1962.
Springfield Massachusetts. Basketball was first invented and its home to the the Basketball Hall of Fame
The first black baseball player elected to the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown was Jackie Robinson in 1962. In 1971, Satchel Paige was the first elected primarily for his career in the Negro Leagues.
Jackie Robinson entered the hall of fame in 1962.
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Jackie Robinson (1962)
If you mean the Baseball Hall of Fame, it was Jackie Robinson who was elected in 1962.
Only after a player has been retired for five full yearscan he/she be nominated to the Hall of Fame.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was established in 1959 and the first Hall of Fame building opened in 1968 in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Jackie Robinson who was elected to the HofF in 1962.
Jackie Robinson, 1962. Also he was the first player ever to be inducted in his first year of eligibility
In 1962, Jackie Robinson became the first African American baseball player to be elected into the National Hall of Fame. He was also the very first African American player to play in the National Baseball league.
Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics in 1975.
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame was created in 1999.
Australian Basketball Hall of Fame was created in 1998.
Hall of Fame DB Emlen Tunnell in 1948.
I'm pretty sure it was Jackie Robinson.
There are 278 members in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and 91 members in the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. Click on the 'Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame' link below to see the members and click on the 'Women's Basketball Hall of Fame' to see those members.
Kobe Bryant is not yet in the Basketball Hall of Fame but he will be soon.