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.
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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.
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The first black baseball player elected to the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown was Jackie Robinson in 1962. In 1971, Satchel Paige was the first elected primarily for his career in the Negro Leagues.
Jackie Robinson (1962)
Barack Obama was the first Black president elected.
(Lawrence) Douglas Wilder of Virginia was the first elected black governor. He was elected in 1989.Louisiana has never had a black governor.
The first black congresswoman that was elected from the deep south was Barbara Jordan. She was re-elected and she was the first woman that was elected to the Texas Senate.