Frank Robinson – The Manager

Frank Robinson – The Manager

Frank Robinson holds the distinction of being baseball’s first African-American manager.

After being considered as a managerial candidate for several years, Robinson was finally given the chance to manage a squad in 1975.

In total, Robinson managed four different teams over a 16-year span.  Compiling a win-loss record of 1,065-1,176, Robinson was hardly put in a place to win.  The teams he managed?  The Indians, Giants, Orioles, and Nationals – not actually threats to any pennants…

One response to “Frank Robinson – The Manager

  1. Don’t forget the 1989 Orioles. That season went down to the last weekend of the season when the Orioles battled the Blue Jays for first place. Frank won Manager Of The Year in 1989.

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