8 in HIGH x 10.875 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 27.62 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers

Proof print with black and white photograph of Baltimore Orioles player Frank Robinson (right) being greeted by Cincinnati Reds Infielder [?] Rose. Both are in uniform. Rose has on a white jersey and hat with dark pinstripes. Robinson has a white jersey that says, "Baltimore" and a dark cap with the oriole bird logo. Text (cut off at right margin) to left of image reads: "HOLD FOR RELEASE, IF AND WHEN, FRANK ROBINSON IS NAMED CLEVELAND...(NY 17-OCT. 2)--WARM WELCOME FOR ROBINSON--This 1966 file photo... Frank Robinson, right, being greeted by Cincinnati Reds infielder... Rose is transmitted for use by members with stories on Robinson... WIREPHOTO) (ms41445fls) 1974 (See AP sports wire story)."

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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