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

MAR 20 1961 (stamped onto back in purple ink)

Black and white proof print with photograph of Cincinnati Reds baseball player Frank Robinson waiting his turn in court. He is wearing a suit jacket and is surrounded by others, also seated in courthouse benches. Text to right of image reads: "(CE1) Cincinnati, March 20--ROBINSON WAITS TURN IN COURT--Frank Robinson, hard hitting Cincinnati Reds outfielder, is shown as he waited in court in Cincinnati today before pleading guilty to a charge of carrying concealed weapons. Judge Frank M. Gusweiler fined him $250 and costs. Robinson was arrested Feb. 9 in an argument in a Cincinnati restaurant. After paying his fine today he returned to the Reds' training camp at Tampa, Fla. / AP WIREPHOTO (hbh-21158-strge) (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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