Jackie Robinson While this answer is technically correct, the first player from the Negro Leagues to be elected the the Baseball Hall of Fame, and did not play in the Major Leagues, was Josh Gibson, who was elected, along with Buck Leonard, in 1972, by the special committee on Negro Leagues.
Firstly they played different sports. Second Jackie Robinson was the first African American allowed to play professional baseball. Meanwhile there had been plenty of African American basketball players before Michael Jordan.
He was the first to break baseball's color line in the modern era. The first African-American player to play major league baseball was Moses Fleetwood Walker in the late 19th century. Afterwards, he and other black athletes were banned from baseball until Robinson's debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947,
Bud Fowler became the first African American to play as a professional baseball player, but not the major leagues. Despite many believing Jackie4 Robinson was the first black to play major league baseball, it was actually a man named Moses Fleetwood Walker who was first. Jackie Robinson was the first in the modern era of MLB.
he did not want to play in negro league any more so he wanted to play major league
Jackie Robinson achieve many goal because he was the first negro to play negro baseball
Jackie Robinson played for the Negro League, but on April 15, 1947, was called to play in the big leagues, making him the first black big league baseball player.
UCLA Bruins then he played for the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro League.
Robinson played in college at UCLA, briefly for the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro League, the Montreal Royals in the minor league and the Brooklyn Dodgers in the Major Leagues.
He first played for the negro leagues
Jackie Robinson played one year in the Negro Leagues, 1945, and he played 47 games at shortstop for the Kansas City Monarchs.
he did not play for the little league