One of the most famous and first African American to win a major is Arthur Ashe.
There was no African American champion at the 1956 French Open.
He was remembered for the first African American man to win a major men's singles tennis tournament and an equal rights speaker
Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in the Major Leagues in 1947.
1947. Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play major league baseball
Dan Bankhead was the first African-American pitcher to play in a major league game.
He was the first African-American nominee for President from a major political party.
In 1947, Dan Bankhead became the first African American pitcher in Major League Baseball under the Brooklyn Dodgers.
he became the first African American to play on a major league team in 1947.
There has never been a woman, African-American or otherwise, to play Major League baseball.
No. In the modern era, Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in the Major Leagues.