2007.1.57

1988
11 in HIGH x 8.25 in WIDE
(27.94 cm HIGH x 20.95 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers
2007.1.57

"Robinson / 6 3/8 x 8 1/2 / C3 / JUN Spt" (handwritten in blue ink on back); "SUN JUL 3 1988" (stamped in black ink onto clipping affixed to back); "EB" (handwritten in blue ink onto clipping affixed to back); "The Associated Press / Just because he has mellowed, that doesn't mean Frank Robinson won't state his case with umps." (caption affixed to back)

Proof print with close-up photograph of Baltimore Orioles Manager Frank Robinson arguing with third base umpire Drew Coble during a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals. Robinson (left) is wearing a dark jacket and a two-tone baseball cap. Coble (right) is wearing his umpire uniform with a dark collared jacket and a black hat. They are chest to chest, the bills of their caps are overlapping, they are staring into each other's eyes and both seem to be talking at once. Beneath the photo is text that reads, "(KXS1)KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 23--THREE WORDS AND YOUR OUT--Baltimore Orioles manager Frank Robinson and third base umpire Drew Coble go head to head during the second inning over a balk call. Robinson was thrown out of the game. The Kansas City Royals gave the Orioles their 17th straight loss 4-3. (AP LaserPhoto)c(sh71655str/orlin wagner) 1988." "Frank Robinson" is circled in blue ink in the above text and there are cropping registration marks in pencil and blue ink in the top and right margins of the photo.

Frank RobinsonFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Robinson (5/30/2007) Frank Robinson (born August 31, 1935 in Beaumont, Texas), is a Hall of Fame former Major League Baseball player. He was an outfielder, most notably with the Cincinnati Reds and the Baltimore Orioles. During a 21-season career, he became the first player to win League MVP honors in both the National and American Leagues, won the Triple crown, was a member of two teams that won the World Series (the 1966 and 1970 Baltimore Orioles), and amassed the fourth-most career home runs at the time of his retirement (he is currently sixth).During the last two years of his playing career, he served as the first permanent African-American manager in Major League history, managing the Cleveland Indians to a 186-189 record. He went on to manage the San Francisco Giants, the Baltimore Orioles, the Montreal Expos and the Washington Nationals.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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