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1956: # 1 of 586 HR for Frank Robinson

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On this day in 1956, Frank Robinson hit the first of his 586 lifetime home runs.   The pitcher was the Cubs’ Paul Minner in the old Crosley Field in Cincinnati.  

Frank hit 38 in 1956 and was selected NL Rookie of the Year.    He won the NL MVP in 1961 & AL MVP in 1966.    

Written by scantojr

April 28, 2017 at 10:00 am

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