In 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball and was the first African American to play major league baseball. A member of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Robinson was the first African American to break a record in the Negro league and was one of the best African-American baseball players in history (even though in college, baseball had been his 'worst sport'). Robinson also won an NCAA Championship in the long jump at UCLA in 1940.
Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play Major League Baseball. His parents were Jerry and Mallie Robinson. His mother's maiden name was McGriff.
The first African-American President of an Ivy League Institution was Ruth J. Simmons. Simmons became the 18th president of Brown University in 2001, and still holds this position today.
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All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was created in 1943.
the first year of the all american girls professional baseball league is in 1998
1947. Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play major league baseball
the aagpbl formed in 1943 and lasted up until nine years after world war II
NAPBL = North American Professional Baseball League .napbl.net/
1943 to 1954.
David Zang has written: 'Fleet Walker's divided heart' -- subject(s): African American baseball players, Baseball, Baseball players, Biography, History, International League of Professional Baseball Clubs
The Lancaster Barnstormers is an American professional baseball team based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. They are a member of the Freedom Division of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, which is not affiliated with Major League Baseball.