11 in HIGH x 8.375 in WIDE
(27.94 cm HIGH x 21.27 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers

SPTS (handwritten in black ink on bottom front); "File" (handwritten in pencil on bottom front)

Proof print with photograph of San Francisco Giants Manager Frank Robinson (right) shaking hands with former Boston Red Sox player Carl Yastrzemski during ceremonies honoring Robinson at the Annual Baseball Writers Association Dinner in Boston. Both are wearing black tuxedos, looking at one another and smiling. Text below image reads: "(BX2) BOSTON, Jan. 22--ENTERS HALL OF FAME--Frank Robinson, right, shakes hands with Boston Red Sox great Carl Yastrzemski during ceremonies Thursday night at the Annual Baseball Writers Association Dinner in Boston. Robinson was being honored for his recent entery into the Baseball Hall of Fame. The former major league great is currently the manager of the San Francisco Giants. (AP Laserphoto) (See AP Sports Wire Story) (prb60500str-mike kullen) 1982 SLUG: PM-Baseball Dinner."

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. Carl YastrzemskiFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (6/8/2007) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_YastrzemskiCarl Michael "Yaz" Yastrzemski (born August 22, 1939) is a former American Major League Baseball player. He had a 23-year career with the Boston Red Sox, primarily as a left fielder. He played some first base and served as a designated hitter as he aged. The last American league Triple Crown winner (1967) and an 18 time all-star, "Yaz" is the Red Sox leader in career RBIs, runs, hits, singles, doubles, total bases, and games played. Baseball Writers Association of AmericaFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (6/8/2007) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baseball_Writers_Association_of_AmericaThe Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) is a professional association for baseball journalists writing for daily newspapers and magazines. The BBWAA was founded in 1908 to improve working conditions for sportswriters in the early part of the 20th century. Currently, the BBWAA's major function is the election of players to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and all writers with 10 years of membership are eligible to vote.Considering the ready availability of television broadcasts for the majority of baseball games, plus instant access to information through the Internet, some have called into question why the BBWAA has not broadened its membership rules to include broadcasters, researchers, or baseball journalists from online publications. Others have openly questioned why the BBWAA is involved in the award and Hall of Fame voting processes at all, citing in some cases journalisitic integrity and the need to remain unbiased in their coverage of newsworthy events.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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