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Kansas City Monarchs in 1945. Jackie was a teammate of Satchel Paige.

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Q: What negro league team did Jackie Robinson play for?
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Who was the first player from the negro leagues to be elected to the baseball's hall of fame?

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.

What man became the first African American to play baseball in the major leagues?

Jackie Robinson

How are Michael Jordan and Jackie Robinson different?

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.

Why was Jackie Robinson the first African American to play mlb?

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,

Who was the first African American professional baseball player?

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.

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