MLB Most Valuable Player Award

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

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.


1956

MLB debut

Frank Robinson made his MLB debut as a player with the Cincinnati Reds. He hit his first major league home run against the Chicago Cubs on April 28.

1961

NL MVP

Robinson was named Most Valuable Player for the first time in his career while playing for the Cincinnati Reds, a National League team.

1962

Career bests

With the Cincinnati Reds, Robinson posted career bests...

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