Cap Anson 1st pro baseball player to get 3000 hits. Oct 3, 1897 in his final major league game, Cap hits 2 home runs & becomes oldest player at age 45 to hit a home run. Listed as #2 on list of Top 100 Chicago Cubs All Time behind Ernie Banks. Cap was born in Marshalltown, Iowa.
Jackie Robinson (1919-1972) - an American baseball player who, (in April of 1947), became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball. By 1949, he had won the National League Most Valuable Player Award.