When the U.S. was segregated, MLB was segregated for partly the same reason, not allowing African-Americans to play and forcing them into the Negro Leagues.
Jackie Robinson for sure, not sure about the other. Maybe Roberto Clemente?
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Jackie Robinson was an African American, and at that time Blacks were not allowed to play in the MLB.
The first African American to play in the MLB was Jackie Robinson.
Well, Jackie Robinson was the first African American in the MLB. Without him, African Americans may not be able to be part of the MLB- even today. He also inspired many African Americans to prove that they could do anything white people can.
Commission Bud Selig reports that MLB has approximately 12% African Americans in the majors at this time.
Babe Ruth was caucasian.
There is no rule stating that women can't play MLB.
Jackie Robinson was the first black baseball player of the 20th century, which broke the color line so that other African Americans could play in the MLB. Michael Jordan, possibly the best player in NBA history turned the game into a popular sport.
Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in a MLB game.