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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,

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