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People come out to see the players. When do you see a manager anyway? When he's out on the field arguing with the umpires, making a fool of himself and you know you can't win, and when he brings out the line-up card.

Frank Robinson

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Managing career
Robinson managed in the winter leagues late in his playing career. He is second on Cincinnati's all-time home run leaders list (324) behind Johnny Bench and is the Reds' all-time leader in slugging percentage (. In addition to being the first black manager in the major leagues with the American League's Indians upon joining the Giants he also became the first black manager in the National League.

Robinson was the first African-American hired to serve as manager in Major League history. He went on to manage the San Francisco Giants the Baltimore Orioles and the Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals. He is the only player to win league MVP honors in both the National and American Leagues.

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