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.
Douglas WilliamsObviously a joke answer. Doug Williams was a quarterback in the NFL for Tampa Bay and Washington, and was the Super Bowl MVP for the Redskins.The first African-American to play Major League baseball in the modern era was, of course, Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers who joined the team for the start of the 1947 season and spent his entire career, ten years, with the Dodgers.Jackie was the first African American to play in the major leagues in the modern era. Kaitie G. , LouisianaJackie Robinson, who broke baseball's color line with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. The first African-American credited with playing professional baseball was Moses Fleetwood Walker.
In the 19th century before the color line was drawn, the first African-American player was Moses Fleetwood Walker. In the 20th century, Jackie Robinson broke the color line as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.
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.
1947. Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play major league baseball
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Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in the Major Leagues in 1947.
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No. In the modern era, Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in the Major Leagues.
yes he was in the united state
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