1962 — Bob Feller and Jackie Robinson are elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Robinson, who had the distinction of becoming the first black to play in the Major League, is also the first to enter the Hall of Fame.
Jackie Robinson, former Brooklyn Dodger infielder, poses in his Stamford, Conn., home after election to baseball's Hall of Fame, Jan. 23, 1962. He was the first black man to play in the major leagues and the first to be voted into the Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Matty Zimmerman)