8 in HIGH x 11 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 27.94 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers

DEC - 3 1971 (stamped on back in purple ink)

Proof print with photograph of baseball player Frank Robinson (left) sitting in a chair at home holding the Los Angeles Times newspaper with a headline that reads, "BIG DODGER DEALS" and discusses Robinson's recent trade from the Baltimore Orioles to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Leaning over the chair just right of Robinson (in order) are his daughter Nichelle, his son Kevin and his wife Barbara. In the background on the right is a stereo and directly behind Robinson on the wall is a picture of sunflowers. Text to left of image reads: (LA3)LOS ANGELES, Dec.2--NOW A DODGER--Slugging outfielder Frank Robinson and his wife, Barbara, and children, Nichelle, 6, and Kevin, 9, read about his trade from the Baltimore Orioles to the Los Angeles Dodgers at their home in Los Angeles tonight. Robinson said he's happy to come to the Dodgers because 'there's nothing wrong going from a winner to a winner.' (AP Wirephoto) (See AP Sports Wire Story) (hh52020tms)1971."

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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