The chances are about 1 in every 10,000.
One in a thousand, if you already play
Quite frankly, the chances of anyone becoming a pro hockey player are extremely slim.
including all the minor league systems there are, the odds are about 1 in 5,000
If you are currently a high school baseball player, the odds of making it to Major League Baseball as a player are less than 1 percent. The odds of making it to a team affiliated with a Major League team are right around 1 percent.
Because he broke the color barrior in Major League Baseball, becoming the first African American player in the MLB.
To be a professional baseball player, you have to go to college, get a sports degree, and hopefully get recognized for you good talents and get drafted by an MLB team. The chances are very slim and involve risk taking of not ever becoming an MLB player.
When he was 16 he wrote a poem about sports. Then did he decide to become a writer instead of becoming a major league baseball player.
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.
Baseball America Major League Player of the Year was created in 1998.