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

    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. He crowded the plate with abandon and hurtled into fielders to break up double plays. Once, at Yankee Stadium,...

  • Gathering to pay respects to Frank Robinson

    Gathering to pay respects to Frank Robinson

    People gather outside of the former home of baseball Hall-of-Famer Frank Robinson in Ashburton to pay their respects to the former Orioles who died last week. (Kenneth K. Lam, Baltimore Sun video)

  • Remembering Orioles great Frank Robinson

    Remembering Orioles great Frank Robinson

    Fans and Orioles staff pay their respects to Hall of Famer Frank Robinson by placing flowers at his statue in the flag court at Oriole Park. (Kenneth K. Lam, Baltimore Sun video)

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

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

    Frank Robinson was one of the toughest players in the history of baseball, but the hard shell you had to break through to get to know him was just a very effective disguise. I found that out the hard way soon after I was hired by The Sun to take over the Orioles beat in January of 1990. The team...

  • What they're saying on social media about Frank Robinson

    What they're saying on social media about Frank Robinson

    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 year he led them to their first World Series championship, died Thursday at the age of 83. Here’s what the baseball world and beyond had to say about the...

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