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Frank Robinson - Chronology

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1935 Born to Frank Robinson and Ruth Shaw in Beaumont, Texas
1953 Signed by Cincinnati Reds, plays with Ogden team in Pioneer League
1954 Plays AA ball in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and A ball in Columbia, South Carolina
1956 Called up to majors by Cincinnati Reds, wins Rookie of the Year Award
1961 Marries Barbara Ann Cole in Los Angeles
1961 Cincinnati wins National League pennant, named National League's Most Valuable Player
1965 Traded to Baltimore Orioles
1966 Baltimore wins World Series, named American League's Most Valuable Player
1968-75 Manages winter ball in Puerto Rico
1971 Traded to Los Angeles Dodgers
1972 Traded to California Angels
1974 Traded to Cleveland Indians
1975-77 Player-manager of Indians
1978 Manages minor league Rochester Red Wings
1981-84 Manages San Francisco Giants
1985-87 Coach for Baltimore Orioles
1988-91 Manages Baltimore Orioles
1991-97 Assistant general manager for Baltimore Orioles
1997 Appointed director of baseball operations of Arizona Fall League
2000-02 Named vice president for on-field operations for Major League Baseball
2002- Manages Montreal Expos
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