8 in HIGH x 10.875 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 27.62 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers

ROBBIE / 3 X 5 / 1ST TUES" (handwritten on back in pencil); "SPORTS" (stamped onto back in purple ink)

AP Wire photo depicting Baltimore Orioles outfielder Frank Robinson having a bandage removed from his ankle by Orioles trainer Ralph Salvon. Robinson is in full uniform and is sitting on a table with his left leg raised. Text to left of photo reads: "(NYS8) NEW YORK, Oct. 13--THE WRAPS COME OFF--Baltimore Orioles trainer Ralph Salvon removes bandage from ankle of outfielder-slugger Frank Robinson after O's workout Monday at Shea Stadium. Robinson slightly injured his foot prior to start of Sunday's second World Series game. The O's and the New York Mets, their World Series opponenets, resume play at Shea Tuesday. (AP Wirephoto) (d21550stf) 1969." There are cropping registration marks in all four corners of image and background behind Robinson, as well as some outlines, have been painted in for reproduction purposes.

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. Shea StadiumFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shea_Stadium (7/23/2007)William A. Shea Municipal Stadium, usually shortened to Shea Stadium, is an American baseball stadium in New York City. It is the longtime home of the New York Mets Major League Baseball club, and one of the oldest ballparks in the National League. It is located in the Flushing section of Queens, on Long Island. The stadium is slated to be replaced in 2009 by Citi Field, which is currently under construction. The construction of Citi Field is visible beyond left and center field. World SeriesFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_series (7/23/2007)The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball and the culmination of the sport's postseason each October. Since the Series takes place in mid-autumn, sportswriters many years ago dubbed the event the "Fall Classic". The World Series is played between the winners of the American League and National League. The modern World Series has been an annual event since 1903, with the exceptions of 1904 and 1994. Baseball has employed various championship formulas since the 1860s. When the term "World Series" is used by itself, it is usually understood to refer to the "modern" World Series exclusively.The World Series championship is determined through a best-of-seven playoff. Best-of-seven has been the format of all the modern World Series except in 1903, 1919, 1920 and 1921 when the winner was determined through a best-of-nine playoff. The Series winner is awarded the World Series Trophy, as well as individual World Series rings.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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