8 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers

LtoR Presentation from Mayor / Giants Manager Frank Robinson / and wife / Mayor Wilson (handwritten in blue ink on back); "SEP 2 9 1982 / HOWARD ERKER" (stamped in purple ink on back); "#1 4 3/8" (handwritten in pencil on back beneath clipping); "SEP 30 1982" (stamped in blue ink onto clipping affixed to back)

Black and white photograph of San Francisco Giants Manager Frank Robinson (left) with his wife Barbara (center) and Oakland Mayor Lionel Wilson (right). Mayor Wilson is standing behind a podium with a microphone and is shaking hands with Robinson who is holding a plaque in his left hand. Wife Barbara is looking and smiling at Wilson, who is looking and smiling at Robinson, who is looking down at his plaque. Tribune caption affixed to back of photo reads: "Robinson has his Day. He's involved in a tight pennant race across the Bay, but San Francisco Giants Manager Frank Robinson came back to Oakland Wednesday for "Frank Robinson Day" at the Lakeside Park Garden Center. Left, Robinson, along with wife, Barbara, accepts a plaque from Mayor Lionel Wilson and then stops to sign autographs for students from Franklin Elementary School." There are cropping registration marks in pencil in both top and right margins.

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. Lionel WilsonFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lionel_Wilson (7/13/2007)Lionel J. Wilson (born 1915?-February 23, 1998) was an African American political figure. He was the first African American mayor of Oakland, California, serving three-terms as mayor of Oakland from 1978 until 1990. He lost the 1990 mayorial election to Elihu Harris after making an expensive and unsuccessful bid to return the then Los Angeles Raiders to Oakland. Wilson was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African Americans. He, along with Allen Broussard, was also part of the coterie that used to gather at the pharmacy of William Byron Rumford, another important African American in Northern California politics. In 2002, Aspire Public Schools founded a small 6-12 grade school called Lionel Wilson College Preparatory Academy in Oakland. Lionel Wilson died on February 23, 1998 of cancer; he was 82.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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