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

MAY 31 1981 (stamped in blue ink onto caption affixed to back); "Frank Robinson is doing nice job with Giants." (caption affixed to back); "SPORTS" (handwritten in black ink on front below text); "Robby / 3 1/4" x 3" / 1-line / P.D-S-2x" (handwritten in black ink below text on front)

Brown proof print with photograph of San Francisco Giants Manager Frank Robinson with his hands in the air and his eyes closed. He is wearing a Giants jacket and cap and is upset by a call during a San Francisco Giants-New York Mets game in Candlestick Park. Text to left of image reads: "(BX1) SAN FRANCISCO, May 21--ROBBIE'S HOT--San Francisco Giants manager Frank Robinson displays his anger over a disputed first inning call during their game Wednesday against the New York Mets at Candlestick. Robinson lot the argument and the game 4-3 in ten innings. (AP Laserphoto) jp50200stf-veder) 1981 Slug:METS-GIANTS." There are cropping registration marks in blue ink in top and left margins of photo.

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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