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Showalter, Williams voted MLB Managers of the Year

...Showalter became the first manager to win with three teams in one league. He is the third Orioles winner, following Frank Robinson in 1989 and Davey Johnson in 1997."I think you've got to keep in mind that (players) allow you to manage them...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-12/showalter-williams-voted-mlb-managers-
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Today in sports history

...tennis player to win $100,000 in one year.1973 - The formation of the World Football League is announced.1974 - Frank Robinson signs a $175,000-a-year player-manager contract with the Cleveland Indians, making him the first black manager...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-03/today-sports-history
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Juneau's baseball son returns to his roots

...against the Marlins."We opened up against Florida and Frank Robinson said, 'Hey, you come sit next to me during the...stands and Beckett is pitching. I look my right and Frank Robinson is sitting right there and I am just watching a big...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-26/juneaus-baseball-son-returns-his-roots
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Today in sports history

...career record by hitting his 715th home run, connecting off Al Downing of Los Angeles in the fourth inning.1975 - Frank Robinson, the first black manager in the majors, debuts as player-manager for the Cleveland Indians. Robinson hits a home...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-08/today-sports-history
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Gastineau Channel Little League pennant races begin

...The Cincinnati Reds, who had finished fifth in 1955, were making some noise, propelled by rookie right fielder Frank Robinson, who would blast 38 homers, and first baseman Ted Kluszewski, who hit 35.The Braves, Reds and Dodgers would...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-06-23/gastineau-channel-little-league-pennan
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Today In Sports History

...Rademacher in the sixth round to retain his world heavyweight title at Sicks Stadium in Seattle.1959 - Cincinnati's Frank Robinson hit three consecutive homers in an 11-4 win over St. Louis 1961 - Roger Maris becomes the first player to hit his...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-22/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...Ken Rosewall of Australia beats countryman Tony Roche in the men's singles final at the U.S. Open.1971 - Frank Robinson hit his 500th career home run off Detroit's Fred Scherman. The ninth-inning shot gave the Baltimore Orioles a...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-13/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...tying the National League playoffs at 1-1.1973 - The formation of the World Football League is announced.1974 - Frank Robinson signs a $175,000-a-year player-manager contract with the Cleveland Indians, making him the first black manager...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-10-03/today-sports-history
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Cabrera, Posey win MVP

...of the Triple Crown. The last four Triple Crown winners have been voted MVP, including Mickey Mantle in 1956 and Frank Robinson in 1966."I think winning the Triple Crown had a lot to do with me winning this honor," he said.Cabrera became...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-11-16/cabrera-posey-win-mvp
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Tackling turkey and football

...MVP1959 - AFL's 1st draft - NY Titans choice George Izo, QB, Notre Dame1959 - Boston Patriots enters AFL1961 - Frank Robinson is 1st to win MVPs in both major leagues1961 - St Louis Hawk Bob Pettit sets NBA record, hitting 19 of 19 free throws1964...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-11-22/tackling-turkey-and-football
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