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08/04/1975 Frank Robinson becomes the first African American MLB manager

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1975 Cleveland Indians. Frank Robinson homers in 1st game as player/manager

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Frank Robinson Talks About Becoming The First African-American Manager In Baseball History

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Frank Robinson - Baseball Hall of Fame Biographies

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Frank Robinson remembers

Frank Robinson made history when he became the first African-American manager in the major leagues. Still active as a player, he made the day even more memorable by hitting a home run in his first at bat, giving the Indians a 1-0 lead on their way to a 5-3 win.
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