11 in HIGH x 7.875 in WIDE
(27.94 cm HIGH x 20.00 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers

Robinson 2 7/8 x 3 1/4" D-4 / see Steadman" (handwritten in pencil on front in bottom margin); "Orioles / 3 1/8 x / SUN spt." (handwritten in blue ink on back); "TUE JUL 12 1988" (stamped in black ink onto caption affixed to back); "The Associated Press / Frank Robinson shows up every day." (caption affixed to back)

Proof print with photograph of Baltimore Orioles Manager Frank Robinson leaning over the dugout railing during a game in Chicago with the Chicago White Sox. He is wearing glasses and an Orioles jacket and cap. Behind him in the background are Orioles coaches Minnie Mendoza and John Hart, both in short sleeved white jerseys and caps. Caps are two-tone with white fronts and an oriole bird face logo. Text above image reads: "(CX2) CHICAGO, May 2--NOT AGAIN--Baltimore Orioles manager Frank Robinson looks from the dugout during the first inning Sunday in Chicago as starting pitcher Mike Morgan gave up four straight hits including a three-run homerun to the Chicago White Sox. Behind Robinson are coaches Minnie Mendoza and John Hart. The Orioles lost their second straight to the White Sox 7-3 and are 1-23 for the season. (AP LaserPhoto) c (jbs2020stf/John Swart) 1988 SLUG:ORIOLES-WHITE SOX." There are cropping registration marks in both pencil and blue ink in the top and right margins.

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. Mike MorganFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (6/8/2007) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Morgan Michael Thomas Morgan (born October 8, 1959 in Tulare, California) is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who competed for twelve different teams from 1978-2002, currently the major league record. He also played for teams in Japan and Zimbabwe.In 2000, the 40-year-old journeyman signed with his 12th and final team, the Arizona Diamondbacks. Morgan was a reliever who was also an emergency starter. In 2001, Morgan and the Diamondbacks won the World Series in seven games against the New York Yankees. Morgan retired in 2002 with Arizona. He was the last active player to have competed during the 1978 season and one of the last four (the others being Jesse Orosco, Rickey Henderson and Tim Raines) to have played during the 1970s and continue to play past the 2000 season.Morgan is currently tied with journeyman NHLer Mike Sillinger for the most teams played for in any North American professional sport. John Hart (baseball)From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (6/8/2007) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hart_%28baseball%29John Hart (born July 21, 1948) is the former general manager of the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers.John Hart was born in 1948 in Tampa, Florida. He attended Seminole Junior College where he was catcher on the baseball team. In 1969 he won All-American honors and began his professional career as a catcher in the Montreal Expos organization. He caught with them for three seasons before leaving the organization and returning to Florida. He graduated in 1973 from the University of Central Florida with majors in history and physical education.In 1989, John Hart joined the Cleveland Indians as a special assignment scout, but then replaced Doc Edwards as manager for the final 19 games of the regular season (the team put up an 8-11 record during those games). For the next two seasons, Hart served as Director of Baseball Operations for the club. In September of 1991, John Hart replaced Hank Peters as general manager and executive vice president of the Indians. During the next 10 years, the Indians were 870-681 under Hart. They won six American League Central division titles (1995 _ 1999 and 2001) with appearances in the World Series in 1995 and 1997.At the beginning of the 2001 season, ...Hart took the general manager position that had opened up with the Texas Rangers after the departure of Doug Melvin. After Hart garnered interest for the general manager position on other teams in the 2005 off-season, the Rangers extended his senior advisor contract for three more years in exchange for Hart refusing to consider any other GM positions. Thus Hart remains with the Rangers today and is locked up through the year 2013.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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