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10 Most Influential African-Americans in Baseball History

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1. Jackie Robinson

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Robinson became MLB's first black player when he debuted with the Dodgers in 1947. Panel of voters: Jim Bowden, Howard Bryant, Jim Caple, Jerry Crasnick, Doug Glanville, Christina Kahrl, Tim Kurkjian, Buster Olney, David Schoenfield, Jayson Stark.