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Jackie Robinson (1919-1972) - an American baseball player who, (in April of 1947), became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball. By 1949, he had won the National League Most Valuable Player Award.

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Here for 1st MLB All-Star Game--1933 at Comiskey in Chicago--Babe Ruth (hit game's 1st HR), Al Simmons, Earl Averill: