Major League Baseball just lost a legend of the game.
According to several reports, Frank Robinson has passed away at the age of 83.
He enjoyed a storied career in baseball, finishing with 586 home runs, a nearly .300 batting average and almost 3,000 hits. He was a 14-time All-Star and was also the first player to win the Most Valuable Player award in both the American and National League.
In addition to his impressive stats as a player, Robinson was MLB’s first African American manager, winning more than 1,000 games.
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, MLB's first African-American manager and the only player to win MVP in both leagues, has died at age 83. https://t.co/CMQ7S5gjRC
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 7, 2019
We are saddened by the loss of Frank Robinson, a Hall of Famer, 2-time MVP and MLB’s first African-American manager. He was 83. pic.twitter.com/tYDZGMWAfd
— MLB (@MLB) February 7, 2019