In 1954 Ed Andrews was the New York Yankees' first Negro League pitcher. Unfortunately Andrews never panned out as expected or he and not Elston Howard would have been the first black player in team history.
former college/NFL center/linebacker; played for University of Pennsylvania & Philadelphia Eagles; played both offense and defense; member of Pro Football Hall of Fame and College Football Hall of Fame
American Football Player - Wide Receiver - 'Saskatchewan Roughriders' (2008), 'Winnipeg Blue Bombers' (2009-2010), 'Edmonton Eskimos' (2011-2017), 'Winnipeg Blue Bombers' (2018), 'Montreal Alouettes' (2018- )
Comedian & Actor: The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show, Six of a Kind, International House, A Damsel in Distress, The Sunshine Boys, Oh God!, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Going in Style, 18 Again!, Radioland Murders
German ww2 ME262 pilot born 1924. Was never in the Wehrmacht; author - The last of the few: An Me.262 Pilot remembers, flew the buckner 181, 131, fw 44, ar 66, f-13, w33, w34, ju86, ju88, ju52, me110, me210, me40, me262, klemm 35, sg38, kranich
NFL - Cincinnati Bengals TE Coach. Former NFL TE, Houston Texans (2009 draft, 5th round, #152 overall). Also Played for the Denver Broncos and Philadelphia Eagles. College; Rice. Formerly Coached at the University of Houston
former college/NFL/USFL/AFL quarterback; played for Southern Mississippi University, Birmingham Stallions, Washington Federals / Orlando Renegades, Cowboys, Steelers, Orlando Predators and Albany Firebirds; first college QB to throw and rush for 1000 yds