Frank Robinson

Aug 31, 1935 – Feb 7, 2019 (Age 83)


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, click here.

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Please accept my deepest sympathy during this difficult time. Allow the God of comfort to comfort and know, He cares for you. 1 Peter 5:6,7

I was a 5 year old kid in 1956 and my Dad took me to Crosley field for my birthday. I talked about #20 all the way home, and never quit. I begged my Mom to let me stay home from school the day he was traded, but she told me Robby would want me to go.(It worked.) I saw him play in many different uniforms, and manage in Cleveland. He truly was my hero. One of the happiest days of my life was seeing him inducted into the HOF in 1982.When I read his books, it made me realize how much he and...

Frank was one of my childhood heroes. My buddies and I used to wait around after the games at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore just to get his autograph. He was always gracious, well dressed and classy as hell. I pray peace to his family and all who loved him.

Rip Frank fond memories

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My condolence to the family of Mr. Robinson may his contribution to society bring comfort
and trail blazers should be remembered for taking the lead! Rev.1:18

Please accept my deep expressions of sympathy. May the loving memories you've shared continue to warm your heart. Psalms 116:15

May the Lord comfort the family of Mr. Robinson during this time of sorrow. I was fortunate to meet him at Coors Field in 2005 when he managed the Nationals team. A gentleman and a true class act and one of the greatest baseball players ever. Thank you Frank.......