11 in HIGH x 7.937 in WIDE
(27.94 cm HIGH x 20.16 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers

APR 1 1972 (stamped on back in purple ink)

Proof print with portrait photograph of Los Angeles Dodger outfielder Frank Robinson in uniform--"Dodgers" written on jersey across his chest--holding a baseball bat. Text below image reads: "(TP2) TAMPA, FLORIDA, March 29 -- FRANK ROBINSON TODAY -- Traded from the Baltimore Orioles in a winter deal, the 36-years -old Robinson starts a new season with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Robinson hit 28 home runs; drove in 99 runs and batted .281 last year. He has played in five World Series and the only player to win the Most Valuable Player award in both Leagues. (A0 WIREPHOTO) (h31725hh) 1972."

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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