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What is the name of the baseball league that african american players played in before 1947?

The Negro Leagues


Who was the first African American to play any major league sport?

Jackie Robinson. He played baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers


What was the name of the second African American to play majer league baseball?

In 1884, African-American Moses Fleetwood Walker played for the Toledo Blue Stockings, which was a major league team in the American Association -- the first to do so. His brother, Welday Walker, later played for the same team, thus becoming the second African American to do so.


Who was the first African American Major League Baseball player and when?

This question has been asked and answered several times. The first African-American major league baseball player(s) by all accounts seems to be the brothers Fleet and Welday Walker, who played for Toledo in the American Association, then consided a "major" league, in 1884.


What do you feel made Jackie Robinson so special?

Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played baseball for the Dodgers.


Who was the first African American baseball player in Major League Baseball?

In 1884, two bothers, Fleet and Welday Walker, black Americans, played for Toledo in the American Association which was considered a Major League at the time. In the modern era, of course, Jackie Robinson is considered the first African American player when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.


What other sports did Jackie Robinson play?

He played football, track, and basketball. But he is famous for playing baseball. He was the first African American to ever play major league baseball.


When did the American league in baseball start?

The American League was an outgrowth of the old American Association that played in the late 1800s, but was officially recognized as a Major League in 1901.


Who was the first African American to play baseball in the American League?

Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians was the first African American to play in the American League. Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in the National League, Brooklyn Dodgers. In addition, Jackie Robinson get a lot of racist criticism because of his colour and different etnicity. He wore number "42". He played as Second Base. By the way, in 2013, a movie named by his number "42" were released. The movie tell us about a true story of an African American playing in American baseball and get a lot of criticm (some of them are death threats).


What did Jackie Robinson do for the US?

Jackie Robinson is most known for being the first African American baseball player in major league baseball. Jackie Robinson played for the Brooklyn Dodgers.


What is the name of the baseball league that the African America played before 1947?

If you mean Moses Walker, the last black player in the majors before Jackie Robinson, he played in the American Association.


What were the names of the other african-american men who played in major league baseball in 1947 besides Jackie Robinson?

When Jackie joined the Majors, africans didn't immediatly begin joining the Major League.


When the American league and national league baseball teams play does the DH rule apply?

There is a DH if the game is played in the American League team's ballpark. There is no DH if the game is played in the National League team's ballpark.


Who was Jackie Robinson and what is he famous for?

Jackie Robinson was a Major League Baseball player who played 2nd base for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He is famous because in April of 1947, he broke baseball's color barrier by becoming the first ever African American to play in a Major League Baseball game for a Major League Baseball team.


How many National League baseball games are played in a regular season?

162 games are played in the regular season for both the National League and the American League.


While in collage Jackie Robinson excelled in three sports other than baseball?

Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play Major League Baseball. In college, he played basketball, football, baseball and ran track.


Who was the first African American in the major league?

In 1884 in the American Association, a major league at the time, Moses Walker and his brother Welday Walker played for the Toledo Blue Stockings.


Was Jackie Robinson the first African American to play baseball?

He was nowhere near the first African American to play the game of baseball. There were African Americans who played in the early days of baseball but they never lasted long because there would be teams who refused to play another team that had a black. This is why a Negro League was formed. Jackie Robinson was the one that broke the color barrier that allowed other African Americans to play.


What is the baseball World Series?

The baseball World Series is the final round of playoffs played between the winner of the American League, and National League, to decide the Major League Championship.


What were Jackie Robinson's contributions?

Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play major league baseball. He played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and helped them win a World Series and a number of pennants.


What League was Lou Gehrig during baseball?

Gehrig played his entire career with the New York Yankees in the American League.


When did baseball's American League begin?

The American League grew out of the minor league Western League (founded 1893) which renamed itself the American League in October 1899. The league declared itself a major league on January 28, 1901, and played its first major league season that year.


Who was Major league baseball mvp for 1967?

for the national league it was the 1st basemen Orlando Cepeda he played for the St. Louis Cardinalsfor the American league it was the outfielder Carl Yastrzemski he played for Boston


Who was the first native American Major League Baseball player?

first Native American to compete in Major League Baseball was Louis Sockalexis who played from 1897-1899 with a Cleveland franchise then using the title the"Spiders".


What is the total number of baseball players in a baseball game?

18 or 20. In games played where the home team is from the National League, there are 9 players on each team. In games played where the home team is from the American League there are 10 players on each team. This is because the American League allows for a designated hitter, whereas the National League does not.