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Oddly enough, the first "Black" players in the majors were the brothers Fleet and Welday Walker, who played for Toledo in the American Association (considered a "Major League") in 1884. Of course, the so called Major League "color line" in the modern era was broken in 1947 when Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers of the National League. That same year both Hank Thompson and Willard Brown joined the St. Louis Browns in the American League, becoming the first three African-Americans to play in the majors in the modern era. Toward the end of the 1947 season, pitcher Dan Bankhead, joined Robinson with the Dodgers, and Larry Doby joined the Cleveland Indians.

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