Tom Alston

Tom Alston tried to hit big-league pitching while hearing voices,…

Dan Bankhead

Dan Bankhead is best known for two things. He was the first African-American…

Ernie Banks

"Jarvis fires away … That’s a fly ball, deep to left, back,…

Carlos Bernier

He was a very good ballplayer. Certainly good enough that he…

Willard Brown

Ese Hombre — That Man — was Willard Brown’s nickname…

Larry Doby

Larry Doby is best remembered for becoming the first black player…
Nino Escalera (TRADING CARD DB)

Nino Escalera

It took 72 years for the first Black man to play for the Cincinnati…
Humberto “Chico” Fernandez (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

Chico Fernández

Shortstop Humberto “Chico” Fernández played the game with…

Pumpsie Green

He’s been termed a “reluctant pioneer.” All Pumpsie Green…

Chuck Harmon

The first African-American player for the Cincinnati Reds, Charles…

Elston Howard

Elston Howard was born February 23, 1929, in St. Louis, Missouri,…

Monte Irvin

Of all those who proudly wore the uniform of the Newark Eagles…

Sam Jethroe

Sam Jethroe was the National League Rookie of the Year in 1950,…

Minnie Miñoso

In February of 2006, Orestes "Minnie" Miñoso was preparing himself…
Carlos Paula (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

Carlos Paula

Cuban outfielder Carlos Paula parlayed an all-star tour in the…

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson is perhaps the most historically significant…

Hank Thompson

Hank Thompson, a New York Giants mainstay from 1949 to 1956,…

Bob Trice

On a sunny but windy and cool September Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia,…
Ozzie Virgil Sr. (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

Ozzie Virgil Sr.

Ozzie Virgil was the first Dominican to play in the major leagues,…