Frank Robinson, Former Rochester Red Wings Manager and Hall of Fame Baseball Great, Dead at 83
Black History Month 2019 will, unfortunately, go down in History as the month and year Frank Robinson's Life was celebrated and also the Month he died. Frank Robinson has passed at age 83 with after a long battle with bone cancer, according to Sports Illustrated.
You may not be aware of the fact that Frank Robinson was the First African-American Manager of the Rochester Red Wings in the 1970s and being from Rochester, I cannot recall the Rochester Red Wings ever having another African-American Manager.
That was only the beginning of Frank Rodinson's Baseball Hall of Fame phenomenal career and stature as a baseball player ... the rest of his story leaves his legacy in the Legendary category.
R.I.P. to a Black History and Overall Historical Baseball Legend, Frank Robinson 1935 - 2019