Baltimore Sun coverage of Frank Robinson

Frank Robinson, Baltimore Orioles Hall of Famer, dies at 83

Orioles outfielder Frank Robinson had those skinny legs and a gingerly gait that made it seem as if his feet always hurt. But the ferocity with which he played baseball belied his appearance.

Schmuck: Frank Robinson wasn't easy to get to know, but he was certainly worth the effort

Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, who died on Thursday at the age of 83, was a tough customer, but he had a right to be.

What they're saying on social media about Frank Robinson

What they're saying about the death of Frank Robinson, the only player to earn the Most Valuable Player award in both leagues and a Triple Crown winner for the Orioles in 1966.

'The best player I ever played with': Teammates, others remember Orioles Hall of Famer Frank Robinson

Orioles Hall of Famer Frank Robinson died Thursday morning at age 83.

Pictures: Frank Robinson

Browse photos of Baseball Hall of Famer and Orioles legend Frank Robinson through the years, from his playing days in Baltimore to his time working in the community since.

Key moments in Orioles legend Frank Robinson's Hall of Fame career

Hall of Famer Frank Robinson led the Orioles to their first World Series title in 1966, was the first African-American manager in both the American and National Leagues and managed the Orioles for parts of four seasons. Here’s a timeline of his career.

Fifty years ago, Frank Robinson's search for housing in Baltimore helped in 'opening the door for others'

When Frank Robinson was acquired by the Orioles 50 years ago this offseason, he found that Baltimoreans welcomed his bat in the lineup more than his presence in their neighborhoods. When he moved into Ashburton, that was already beginning to change.

Roughly Speaking podcast: Celebrating the day Frank Robinson hit a ball out of Memorial Stadium (episode 92)

On Mother's Day, baseball fans will again flock to 33rd Street, to celebrate the day 50 years ago when Frank Robinson hit a ball out of Memorial Stadium.

Ranking the greatest offensive seasons in Orioles history

The Orioles have a dizzying number of great offensive seasons in their history. Whittling it down was daunting. So much that this started out as a top 10 list and ended up as the top dozen offensive seasons in Orioles history. Let the debate begin. -- Dan Connolly

Thirty years ago, Orioles manager Frank Robinson received call from Ronald Reagan amid 0-21 start

So the Orioles are 6-17? Big deal. They’ve had starts just as bad — and worse. And in 1988, it got so bad that manager Frank Robinson got a pep talk from President Ronald Reagan.

Fed up with Super Bowl ads? Watch Frank and Brooks Robinson's 1980 Miller Lite spot

In the wake of the Super Bowl, here's a noncontroversial beer commercial featuring Brooks and Frank Robinson.

Remembering Frank Robinson's historic, outside-the-park home run, 50 years later

On May 8, 1966, in his 19th game as an Oriole, Robinson had done the unthinkable, becoming the first (and only) player to hit a home run out of the ballpark.

The importance of being Frank

It¿s almost hard to believe that Hall of Famer Frank Robinson turned 80 on Monday, but it has been 59 years since he led the Orioles to their first world championship in his first season in an Orioles uniform.

Fifty years ago today, Frank Robinson arrived in best trade in Orioles history

It's so clear now. The deal that brought Hall of Famer Frank Robinson to Baltimore — exactly 50 years ago — is the best trade in Orioles history for so many reasons that there really is no room for debate on the subject. On Dec. 9, 1965, the Orioles sent starting pitcher Milt Pappas, reliever Jack Baldschun and outfielder Dick Simpson to the Cincinnati Reds for a former National League Rookie of the Year and MVP who would immediately lead the club to its first World Series title.

Frank Robinson says he's 'proud' of these Orioles

Hall of Famer Frank Robinson stopped by the Orioles' spring training complex on Monday at the invitation of Dan Duquette and Buck Showalter and spoke to the team before the morning workout.

Frank Robinson's historic homer out of Memorial Stadium remembered

Frank Robinson's mammoth 451-foot blast 47 years ago was the only homer ever to be hit completely out of old Memorial Stadium.

Frank Robinson had deep impact on Orioles' first title team

Frank Robinson, who led the Orioles to their first world championship, is No. 4 on The Baltimore Sun's list of top athletes

Thinking about Frank Robinson, a day later

Orioles: Thinking about Frank Robinson, a day later

Frank Robinson 'taken aback, really,' by statue

Former Orioles star Frank Robinson "taken aback, really" by statue at Camden Yards

Orioles unveil statue of Frank Robinson

The Orioles just unveiled their statue of Frank Robinson beyond the left-center-field fence at Camden Yards, kicking off a season-long celebration honoring the club's six Hall of Famers.

Time with Orioles stands out most for Frank Robinson

Frank Robinson's time with the Orioles stands out most for the Hall of Famer. Robinson fondly recalls his days in Baltimore as the club prepares to unveil a statue of him at Camden Yards.

Frank Robinson says Orioles are 'headed in the right direction'

Hall of Famer Frank Robinson ¿ who will be immortalized with a statue at Camden Yards on Saturday ¿ said he feels the Baltimore Orioles are on the upswing.