Hall of Famer Frank Robinson Has Died at 83

Hall of Famer Frank Robinson Has Died at 83

Hall of Fame outfielder Frank Robinson has died at 83. Robinson is the only player to earn the MVP award in both leagues and became the first black manager when he took over the Cleveland Indians in 1975. He took MVP honors while helping the 1961 Reds win the NL pennant, then earned another MVP plaque while winning the Triple Crown and a World Series with the 1966 Orioles.  Robinson ranked fourth in major league history with 586 home runs when he retired as a player in 1976. He worked in Major League Baseball’s front office and also served as manager of the Giants, Orioles, Expos and Nationals.