Martin Luther King Day: The MLB's All-Time African American Lineup

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Martin Luther King Day: The MLB's All-Time African American Lineup
Martin Luther King Jr & Jackie Robinson

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, and to honor African American players in the major leagues, I have compiled a nine player lineup of the greatest African American players in baseball history.

There were a number of tough decisions in naming the team, and the likes of Ken Griffey Jr, Joe Morgan, and Frank Thomas, among many others didn't make the cut.

So here it is, the starting nine African American players in honor of Martin Luther King Day.

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