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In the modern era, the first black players in Major League Baseball were:

Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn Dodgers (debut: April 15, 1947).

Larry Doby, Cleveland Indians (July 5, 1947)

Hank Thompson, St. Louis Browns (July 17, 1947).

Dan Bankhead, Brooklyn Dodgers (August 26, 1947).

Roy Campanella, Brooklyn Dodgers (April 20, 1948)

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