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The First Black Players on Major League Clubs

Team

Year

Player/Position

Age
Brooklyn Dodgers 1947 Jackie Robinson, 1B 28
Cleveland Indians 1947 Larry Doby, 2B 22
St. Louis Browns 1947 Hank Thompson, 2B 21
New York Giants 1949 Hank Thompson, 2B 23
Boston Braves 1950 Sam Jethroe, OF 28
Chicago White Sox 1951 Minnie Minoso, OF,3B 29
Philadelphia A's 1953 Bob Trice, P 27
Chicago Cubs 1953 Ernie Banks, SS 22
Pittsburgh Pirates 1954 Curt Roberts, 2B 24
St. Louis Cardinals 1954 Tom Alston, 1B 28
Cincinnati Reds 1954 Nino Escalera, OF,1B 24
Washington Senators 1954 Carlos Paula, OF 26
New York Yankees 1955 Elston Howard, OF,C 26
Philadelphia Phillies 1957 John Kennedy, 3B 30
Detroit Tigers 1958 Ozzie Virgil, 3B 25
Boston Red Sox 1959 Pumpsie Green, 2B 25