King of Swing: Where’s the Love for Frank Robinson Among Collectors?


He’s the other Robinson. The one whose Hall of Fame career is sandwiched between Jackie Robinson’s historic journey in Major League Baseball and Brooks Robinson’s 16 Gold Gloves in Baltimore. A quiet player – but make no mistake a fiercely competitive one – who always put his team first, Frank Robinson’s accomplishments on the field and in the dugout helped transform the game. In doing so, Robinson put up some of the greatest numbers of all time. When he retired as a player in 1976, he was fourth in career home runs (586), 10th in runs scored (1,829), 12th in…

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