Originally Posted by Sea Ray
Are you sure about that? So far as I know, Larry Doby and Hank Thompson were the only other black players in 1947.
If the Jackie Robinson experiment hadn't gone well, those other guys would not have joined the league 3 months later.
Dan Bankhead and Willard Brown also played in 47. They're not on your list because they were not the first blacks signed to play with their teams (Brooklyn and the Brownies), respectively.