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

Use specs / Robinson / 3 col 1 (handwritten on back of 'B') "[?] JUN 22 1966" (stamped in blue ink onto caption affixed to back of 'C' & 'D'); "GREAT CATCH--Frank Robinson of the Orioles tumbles over the right field wall as he saves the game against the Yankees in the ninth inning last night. He cought Roy White's long blow with two out. Orioles won 7-5.--(AP)" (caption affixed to back of 'C' and 'D')

Proof print with photograph in four frames (A-D) showing Baltimore Orioles Frank Robinson falling into the fans at Yankee Stadium as he makes a game winning catch. The catch prevents a three-run homerun by New York Yankee Roy White. First frame (B) shows Robinson jumping up next to the wall to make the catch. In the second frame (A) he has gone over the wall, backside first. Only his feet, sticking straight up in the air, are visible in the third frame (D). Finally, in the last frame (C), teammate Paul Blair is helping Robinson climb back over the wall and into the field. Especially interesting is the reaction of the fans in the seats where Robinson landed. Text to left of these four photos reads: "(NY44)NEW YORK, JUNE 21--ROBINSON GOES ALL-0UT FOR GAME-SAVING CATCH--Baltimore Orioles' rightfielder Frank Robinson somersaults over right field wall as he catches what would have been a three-run home off the bat of New York Yankees' Roy White with two out in the ninth inning of first game of twi-night ball at Yankee Stadium in New York tonight. At bottom left only Robinson's legs show over wall. At bottom right Orioles' Paul Blair helps Robinson to his feet. Orioles won 7-5.(APWirephoto) (See AP sports story)ph2330nbr-TMS)1966." Was once a single print but has since been cut into four separate pieces (A-D). Pieces have since been rejoined by taping them together on back with was once clear tape.

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. Paul Blair (baseball)From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (6/8/2007) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Blair_%28baseball%29Paul L D Blair (born February 1, 1944 in Cushing, Oklahoma) is a former Major League Baseball center fielder.Blair, who batted and threw right-handed (and was a switch-hitter for a very brief period of his career), played for the Baltimore Orioles (1964-76), New York Yankees (1977-79, 1980) and Cincinnati Reds (1979).Blair was originally signed by the New York Mets as an amateur free agent in 1961. After spending the 1962 season in their farm system, he was drafted by the Orioles in the 1962 first-year draft. He broke into the Orioles' lineup in 1965 and, despite hitting only .234 with five home runs and 25 runs batted in, impressed many with his defensive skills. In 1966 he batted .277 and won his first of four World Series titles. In Games Three and Four of that World Series, which his Orioles swept from the defending champion Los Angeles Dodgers, Blair played a major role in 1-0 shutouts by Wally Bunker and Dave McNally respectively, hitting a 430-foot home run off Claude Osteen in Game Three, and robbing Jim Lefebvre of an eighth-inning home run that would have tied Game Four.In 1967 Blair established a career high .293 batting average with 11 home runs and 64 RBIs, along with an American League-leading 12 triples. He also won the first of his eight Gold Glove Awards. After slumping to .211 in 1968, Blair had perhaps his best season in 1969. Batting second behind Don Buford in the Orioles' lineup, he hit .285 with career highs in home runs (26), runs batted in (76) and runs (102). He also made the All-Star team for the first time; he would repeat this feat in 1973. His Orioles won the pennant, but lost to the Amazin' Mets in the World Series. Roy WhiteFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (6/8/2007) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_White Roy Hilton White (born December 27, 1943 in Los Angeles, California) is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees between 1965 and 1979. White, a switch hitter, was named to two All Star teams (1969, 1970). He led the American League in Runs Scored in 1976 and in Walks in 1972. He played on two World Series champions, in 1977 and 1978 and a third AL pennant winner in 1976.After retiring from the major leagues in 1979, he spent three seasons playing in Japan for the Tokyo Giants (known, ironically as the 'Yankees of Japan'). He served as a Yankee coach for three seasons in the mid 1980s before returning to the coaching staff at the start of 2004. He also spent time as the AAA hitting coach for the Oakland A's.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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