Saturday, March 4, 2017
Stars of the 1960s: Frank Robinson
Sixth in a series...
After 10 years with the Cincinnati Reds (including winning the Rookie of the Year award in '56 and the MVP in '61), Frank Robinson was traded to the Orioles prior to the 1966 season, and led them to their first-ever World Series appearance (and championship) in his first season there. As icing on the cake, he also won the Triple Crown and the MVP award that year. For good measure, he led the AL in runs scored too!
Robby was also a 12-time All-Star (6 with the Reds, 5 with the O's, and once with the Angels).