becoming the first black player in the major leagues
10 years, from 1947 to 1956.
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No current major leaguers were born in Africa.
Who was the second black player to play in the modern major leagues and the first to do so in the American League?
he was the first black to play major league baseball. first African American to play baseball in the major leagues. He was also first black to play with whites
No. In the modern era, Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in the Major Leagues.
Leroy "Satchel" Paige-Anonymous Actually the first black pitcher in the major leagues was Dan Bankhead, for the Brooklyn dodgers in 1947 and in that same game he became the first black to hit a home run in his first major league game at bat.... Satchel Paige was the first black pitcher in the American Leagues and he did not pitch untl 1948
for being the first African-American baseball player to play in the major leagues.
The first African-American player in the major leagues was Jackie Robinson. The Brooklyn Dodgers played him for the first time on April 15, 1947.
Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in the Major Leagues in 1947.