Jackie Robinson, 1962. Also he was the first player ever to be inducted in his first year of eligibility
Satchel Paige, inducted in 1971. Prior to Paige ... Jackie Robinson was inducted in 1962 and Roy Campanella was inducted in 1969.
Jackie Robinson entered the hall of fame in 1962.
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.
Larry Doby played center field.
Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics in 1975.
Jackie Robinson was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1962.
She was inducted into Black And Crazy Hall Of Fame.
Jackie Robinson, who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1947 to 1956, was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown in 1962 -- his first year of eligibility in 1962. Interestingly, the great Cleveland Indians pitcher Bob Feller was inducted at the same time. Feller had been critical of Robinson through the years and once said that the Dodgers great had "football shoulders and couldn't hit an inside pitch to save his neck."
there are no women in baseball
A black baseball player