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Frank Robinson
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Baseball Player
    (August 31, 1935-February 7, 2019)
    Outfielder for Baltimore Orioles and Cincinnati Reds
    Won National League MVP in 1961 and American League MVP in 1966
    Had Triple Crown in batting in 1966
    Hit 586 career Home Runs
    1st Black manager in major league baseball (Cleveland)
    Also managed in San Francisco, Baltimore and Montreal
    Nicknamed 'Robbie'
    During his 1982 Hall of Fame acceptance speech, he said self-promoting things like: 'I don't see anyone playing in the major leagues today who combines both the talent and the intensity that I had.'
    He was arrested for waving a gun at a restaurant waiter who refused to serve him.
    He got into an infamous brawl with Eddie Mathews, one of the first between a black and white star.
    As a player-manager, he would trade anyone who questioned his style.
    He did not get flattering reviews for his color commentary work.
    He was so aggressive, that managers from opposing teams would fine their pitchers if they would hit him intentionally.
    When he was traded from Cincinnati, attendance dropped instantly.
    He played basketball with Bill Russell in high school.
    He turned the lowly Montreal Expos into a playoff contender.
    He hit home runs in 32 different ball parks.
    He ranked #22 on 'The Sporting News' list of Baseball's 100 Greatest Players.

Credit: Eric Hartman


    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 182 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 83 Votes: 51.81% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 9 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 9 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 27 Votes: 40.74% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 17 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 151 Votes: 67.55% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 40 Votes: 42.50% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 47 Votes: 40.43% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 142 Votes: 48.59% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 298 Votes: 41.61% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 533 Votes: 43.34% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 610 Votes: 41.64% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 417 Votes: 61.63% Annoying
 
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