The first black man to play in the MLB, was Jackie Robinson. He played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and had many foundations. Jackie Robinson was an artist. He broke the color barrier and stood up for what he believed. He took the violence but gave none back.
Jackie Robinson started his career at UCLA as a four sport athellete. HE played baseball, basketball, football, and track and was a major part on all of the teams. He later on went and played football for the Honolulu Bears and left in 1941. In 1942 He tried out for the Chicago white socks, but didn’t make it. The same year he joined the army and was 2nd lieutenant. Then he got an honorable discharge and went to play for the Negro kansas City Monarchs and played for then till