8.125 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE
(20.64 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers

FEB 10 1961 (stamped in purple ink on back)

Black and white photograph of Cincinnati Reds outfielder Frank Robinson (center) with his attorney William Geogheg (right) and Cincinnati Reds Traveling Secretary John Murdough (left) at Cincinnati police court following Robinson's arrest for carrying a concealed weapon. All three men are wearing suits and ties. Geogheg appears to be speaking to Robinson while the other two look his way. Text to right of photo reads: "(CE1)CINCINNATI, FEB. 10--ROBINSON IN COURT--Cincinnati Reds' outfielder Frank Robinson, center, arrested here yesterday on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon (a pistol) following an altercation at a restaurant, is shown today in Cincinnati police court with his attorney William Geogheg right, and John Murdough, traveling secretary of the ball club. The case was continued to Feb. 17 and Robinson remained free on $1,000 bond. (AP WIREPHOTO) (GS61035-STF-GS) 1961.

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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