~~The first two African American Players in baseball~~Natonal League- Brooklyn Dodgers: Jackie Robinson and from the American League- Cleveland Indians: Larry Doby.

~~The first two African American Players in baseball~~Natonal League- Brooklyn Dodgers: Jackie Robinson and from the American League- Cleveland Indians: Larry Doby.

Satchel Paige, Kansas City Monarchs & Josh Gibson, Homestead Grays. Vintage Negro League Baseball photo.

Satchel Paige, Kansas City Monarchs & Josh Gibson, Homestead Grays. Vintage Negro League Baseball photo.

1997: A Leaping Catch Griffey was one of the greatest center fielders in baseball history, making spectacular catches routinely. He won Gold Gloves in 10 consecutive seasons

Ken Griffey Jr. Highlights

1997: A Leaping Catch Griffey was one of the greatest center fielders in baseball history, making spectacular catches routinely. He won Gold Gloves in 10 consecutive seasons

Leroy “Satchel” Paige was a right-handed pitcher who played in the Negro League as well as in Major League Baseball, though he didn't play in the major leagues until the age of 42. “Satchel” Paige, was named all-time outstanding player by the National Baseball Congress (January 30, 1965). Stars such as Joe DiMaggio, Bob Feller and others praised Paige as the best they had ever seen. He was the first player from the Negro League to be elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971.

Leroy “Satchel” Paige was a right-handed pitcher who played in the Negro League as well as in Major League Baseball, though he didn't play in the major leagues until the age of 42. “Satchel” Paige, was named all-time outstanding player by the National Baseball Congress (January 30, 1965). Stars such as Joe DiMaggio, Bob Feller and others praised Paige as the best they had ever seen. He was the first player from the Negro League to be elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971.

Jackie Robinson - first African American to play in the Major Leagues. Arguably the greatest baseball player of all time, but no question he was the most inspirational. He played 5 varsity sports in college at the division 1 level.

Jackie Robinson - first African American to play in the Major Leagues. Arguably the greatest baseball player of all time, but no question he was the most inspirational. He played 5 varsity sports in college at the division 1 level.

The 50 Most Iconic Pictures in Sports History... Ozzie Smith

The 50 Most Iconic Pictures in Sports History

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