Frank-Robinson-Obituary

Frank Robinson

Aug 31, 1935 – Feb 7, 2019 (Age 83)

Obituary

Frank Robinson, the first black manager in Major League Baseball, and a Hall of Fame player, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 in Los Angeles of bone cancer, according to media sources. He was 83. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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Watched this man get "brushed back" on 2 consecutive pitches. Then--he hit a Home Run. Great Sunday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Thanks Frank, RIP my Bro

I would like to say when I was a kid I was one of Frank's biggest fans he filled my childhood with joy and good memories, coming up in Baltimore and being a Orioles fan...my heart goes out to his family and may he REST in peace

We send our sincere condolences to the family. Our prayers are with you during these grief stricken times. May Gods blessings assist you during this time. It was an honor to work under Mr. Robinson. He was truly a pioneer and made Many notable contributions to our world.

Charles Spikes & family

We would like to say what we said to him on his last day coaching the Washington Nationals on September 30, 2006, "Thanks, Frank!" We were sitting in the Diamond Club section of RFK, two sections over from the Nats dugout. During the standing ovation, Frank was scanning the crowd, and looked at our sign, and pointed to us, giving us a thumbs up! The local paper, the Free Lance Star (Fredericksburg, VA), mentioned our sign in the story written about that day. Proud Nats Fan Family...

Frank Robinson was one of my favorite Orioles along with Brooks, Boog and Paul Blair. He will be deeply missed but his will to win will forever be etched in my memory. RIP Mr. Robinson. You deserve your eternal rest. Peace! Alan Gould.

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family , Friends and God .

Sympathy and prayer to family.

My condolence goes out to the Frank Robison Family MLB has loss one of it's greatest players. I remember seeing Frank play during my childhood in the sixties when the Reds came to Milwaukee County Stadium to play the Braves. Even though Hank Aaron was my Hero, Frank Robinson was in the same class as Mays and Aaron as Baseball's greatest hitters. We will miss you Frank and your contribution to Major League Baseball God Bless You.

Frank was one of my childhood heroes in the 60s. I'm over 60 now and he's still my hero.