The first Venezuelan born player to play in MLB was Alex Carrasquel. He was a pitcher who was born in Caracus and made his major league debut for the Washington Nationals on April 23, 1939.
there is no height limit
He was a good baseball player, but not good enough for the major leagues.
Jackie Robinson While this answer is technically correct, the first player from the Negro Leagues to be elected the the Baseball Hall of Fame, and did not play in the Major Leagues, was Josh Gibson, who was elected, along with Buck Leonard, in 1972, by the special committee on Negro Leagues.
25,000 to 1 including minor leagues.
A player can be drafted to the Major Leagues after he completes high school.
The average lifespan of a baseball player in the major leagues is the same average lifespan of the average North American civilian. 75 years +/- 5 years.
Becoming the first Black player in the major leagues :)
For the 2010 season, the minimum salary for a Major League player is $400,000.
becoming the first black player in the major leagues
for being the first African-American baseball player to play in the major leagues.
it doesnt matter as long as your good and you have the potential to play in the big leagues.