Frank Robinson (Feb. 7, age 83)
Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson died at the age of 83. Throughout his playing career, he notched 14 all-star nominations and became the first and only player to win the MVP in both the American and National league. He would later become the first black manager in the MLB, leading teams in both leagues from the dugout as well.
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“Frank Robinson’s resume in our game is without parallel, a trailblazer in every sense, whose impact spanned generations,” Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement. “He was one of the greatest players in the history of our game, but that was just the beginning of a multifaceted baseball career.”
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