8 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers

"8 1/2 Inches x 6 3/8 Inches / Trades / 30 1/2 SH--..." (handwritten in pencil on back); "FEB 29 1972" (stamped in purple ink onto caption affixed to back); "A New Look This Spring / Do you recognize these faces? They are Gaylord Perry, sent by Giants to Cleveland for Sam McDowell, limbering up his arm on the left, and Frank Robinson, formerly of Baltimore, above in Dodgers' togs." (caption affixed to back)

Black and white photograph of Frank Robinson wearing a Los Angeles Dodgers uniform with a short sleeved white jersey over a long sleeved darker shirt and white pants. His hands are on his hips and he is leaning to his left doing warm-up exercises with his teammates. Two other players can be seen in the background, one wearing a dark hat (would be Dodger blue) with the "LA" logo. left side of image appears to have been cut off. There are pencil cropping registration marks in the right margin and areas of the photograph have been touched up with white and gray paint 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.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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