2007.1.52

1989-1990
11 in HIGH x 4.937 in WIDE
(27.94 cm HIGH x 12.54 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers
2007.1.52

Robby / 2 x 3" / D-2 / see BB" (handwritten in pencil on front); "THU MAY 31 1990" (stamped in blue ink onto caption affixed to back); "Frank Robinson / Will appeal suspension" (caption affixed to back)

Proof print that includes portrait photograph of Frank Robinson with text below. Head only portrait is of Robinson wearing a dark Baltimore Orioles cap with an oriole on it. Text beneath photo reads: "(NV63-Nov. 1)--AMERICAN LEAGUE MANAGER OF THE YEAR--Frank Robinson, above, who guided the Baltimore Orioles to one of the greatest turnarounds in baseball history, was selected American League Manager of the Year Wednesday. (AP LaserPhoto)c(pk41825fls) 1989 (EDS: 1989 photo.) BBA-AL Manager." Cropping registration marks are made in pencil around top and right edges of photo.

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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