The first known African-American to play pro football was Charles Follis
Leonard George and Willy Jackson were the first African Americans to play for Florida.
This is technically an impossible question. The African American Ashers were a team that won place as first African team in England.
First african american to play volleyball?
Earl Lloyd was the first african american to play in the NBA
HB Jimmy Joe Robinson in 1945.
The first African American to play in the MLB was Jackie Robinson.
The first African American was Jakkie Robinson and he was awsome.
Yes Michael Jordan was the first african-american to play basketball
The first African-American girl to play soccer is Briana Scurry.
James Owens - Owens was Auburn's first African American scholarship football player. His most memorable play was a kickoff return for a touchdown in a 63-14 win over Florida in 1970.
First African-American quarterback in the NFL: Willie Thrower (Michigan State), Chicago Bears 1953 The first African American quarteraback was Willie Thrower. -----According to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Fritz Pollard of the Hammond Pros was the first African American to play the position of quarterback in a game in 1923.
Nat Northington, who attended the University of Kentucky, was the first African American to play in a football game for an SEC school. The year was 1967 and the game was against the University of Mississippi.
Who was the first African American golfer to play at the Masters in Augusta Georgia?
Charles Follis, who played with the Shelby Athletic Club between 1902-1906, is believed to be the first African American to be paid for playing football.
Charlie Sifford was the first African American to not only play in the PGA Tour, but also the first African American to win it.
Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in the National League, and Major League baseball.
Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in the Major Leagues in 1947.
Dan Bankhead was the first African-American pitcher to play in a major league game.
1947. Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play major league baseball
The first African American to receive a scholarship to play for Vanderbilt was wide reciever/kicker Taylor Stokes in 1969.
He was the first to play Baseball
Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in a MLB game.