Brooklyn Dodgers Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson was a baseball player for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was the first African-American major league baseball player of the modern era in 1947.
In 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first black player in the modern era. Moses Fleetwood Walker is credited with being the first black player in the history of major-league baseball.
The first latin major league baseball player was Louis Castro.
Who was the second black player to play in the modern major leagues and the first to do so in the American League?
Jackie Robinson was the first African American baseball player who became the first black player in the major league of baseball
The Cincinnati reds were the first baseball club to pay a player, therefor making it the first professional team in major league baseball.