SI's Best Photos of Frank Robinson

Frank Robinson hit 586 homers from 1956-76, won the AL Triple Crown with Baltimore in 1966 and became the first player to win MVP awards in both leagues, with Cincinnati in 1961 and the Orioles five years later. He became the first African-American manager with Cleveland in 1975 and also managed San Francisco, Baltimore, Montreal and Washington. As Robinson celebrates his 81st birthday on Aug. 31, 2016, we present 20 of SI's best photos of No. 20.
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1957-0311-Frank-Robinson-017051303.jpg
1961-0816-Frank-Robinson-001093396.jpg
1962-0910-Frank-Robinson-NLC_03682.jpg
1962-0910-Frank-Robinson-NLC_03683.jpg
1966-0826-Frank-Robinson-Brooks-Robinson-006272624.jpg
1966-1005-Frank-Robinson-NLC_03850.jpg
1969-0726-Frank-Robinson-006272777.jpg
1970-0918-Frank-Robinson-001284408.jpg
1970-1013-Frank-Robinson-001298740.jpg
1970-1013-Frank-Robinson-NLC_04002.jpg
1970-1015-Frank-Robinson-Ellie-Hendricks-Paul-Blair-079116081.jpg
1971-1018-Frank-Robinson-001158650.jpg
1989-0801-Frank-Robinson-Cal-Ripken-Jr-Mickey-Tettelton-001300409.jpg
2001-0513-Frank-Robinson-001234821.jpg
2002-0707-Frank-Robinson-Gary-Darling-Paul-Emmel-001256840.jpg
2002-0721-Frank-Robinson-001074518.jpg
2005-0220-Frank-Robinson-Livan-Hernandez-017011640.jpg
2005-0225-Frank-Robinson-017021880.jpg
2005-0414-George-W-Bush-Frank-Robinson-014440532.jpg
2007-0415-Frank-Robinson-Hank-Aaron-016941031.jpg