Jackie Robinson came first, and Larry Doby came second. Doby broke the American League’s color barrier on July 5, 1947 - and after 12 years in the big leagues, he was elected into the Hall of Fame in 1998.

Jackie Robinson came first, and Larry Doby came second. Doby broke the American League’s color barrier on July 5, 1947 - and after 12 years in the big leagues, he was elected into the Hall of Fame in 1998.