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…