BGS Authentic, Signed/Auto 10, Frank Robinson, Rookie Card, 1957T, #35 (Rare). The autographed card is an 1957 Topps, #35 (Rookie Card). The item you will be getting is in the scanned images. Card size: 2 1/2" x 3 1/2". Frank Robinson (August 31, 1935 - February 7, 2019) was an American professional baseball outfielder and manager in Major League Baseball (MLB) who played for five teams, from 1956 to 1976.
The only player to be named Most Valuable Player (MVP) of both the National League (NL) and the American League (AL), he was named the NL MVP after leading the Cincinnati Reds to the pennant in 1961 and was named the AL MVP in 1966 with the Baltimore Orioles after winning the Triple Crown; Robinson's 49 home runs (HR) that year tied for the most by any AL player between 1962 and 1989, and stood as a franchise record for 30 years. He helped lead the Orioles to the first two World Series titles in franchise history in 1966 and 1970, and was named the Series MVP in 1966 after leading the Orioles to a four-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers. In 1975, Robinson became the first black manager in big league history, as the Cleveland Indians' player-manager. A 14-time All-Star, Robinson batted. 300 nine times, hit 30 home runs 11 times, and led his league in slugging four times and in runs scored three times.
His 586 career home runs ranked fourth in major league history at the time of his retirement, and he ranked sixth in total bases (5,373) and extra-base hits (1,186), eighth in games played (2,808), and ninth in runs scored (1,829). His 2,943 career hits are the most since 1934 by any player who fell short of the 3,000-hit mark. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility in 1982. Robinson went on to manage the San Francisco Giants, Baltimore Orioles, and Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals.For most of the last two decades of his life, Robinson served in various executive positions for Major League Baseball concluding his career as honorary President of the American League. This card has been Authenticated by BGS, # 00013273781. Autograph Cond: 10 (Mint) Please see scans for actual condition. This Autographed item would make a great addition to your collection or as a Gift (nice for Framing with a 8x10 photo). To see all my Postcards. To see all my Movie Items. To see all my Disney Items. To see all my Baseball Items. To see all my Boy Scout Cards. To see all my Stereoview Cards. Add me to your Favorite Sellers and Sign up for my Newsletter. Please look at my other Auctions for more Collectibles of the 1800's-1900's.
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