In 1962, Jackie Robinson became the first African American baseball player to be elected into the National Hall of Fame. He was also the very first African American player to play in the National Baseball league.
If you mean the Baseball Hall of Fame, it was Jackie Robinson who was elected in 1962.
In 1971, Jackie Robinson was the first black baseball player ever to be elected into the National Hall of Fame. He was also the first black baseball player to be recruited to play for Major League Baseball. Prior to joining Major League Baseball, he played and excelled in the Negro Leagues, when separate leagues were common. He wore the number 42, and every year on Jackie Robinson Day, every player in the MLB wears a jersey with 42 in his honor and memory.
If you mean the Baseball Hall of Fame, all players elected to the H of F that year, were elected by the Veterans Committe, and only one Black player was elected by the Special Committee on Negro Leagues, Satchel Paige. Regular election to the H of F were elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America, and no modern day player received enough votes to be elected that year.
Barack Obama, when he was elected in 2008, became America's first black president.
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Yes, when he was elected in 2008, he became the first black president in US history.
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It was Jackie Robinson, who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1947 to 1956. He was elected to Cooperstown in 1962, his first year of eligibility.
Jackie Robinson (1962)
Shirley Anita Chisholm became the first black woman elected to the United States Congress in 1968.