2007.1.89

1956
6.25 in HIGH x 2.5 in WIDE
(15.87 cm HIGH x 6.35 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers
2007.1.89

TR E DEC 1 - 1956 (stamped in purple ink onto caption affixed to back); "AP Wirephoto / FRANK ROBINSON / Nabs Rookie Award" (caption affixed to back); "Robinson / 11 of D / #7829" (handwritten in pencil on back)

Black and white portrait photograph of Cincinnati Reds baseball player Frank Robinson. Robinson is in his Reds uniform, complete with white jersey with baseball man logo and red hat with "C" logo.

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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