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Offline UMDNats

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #1: February 07, 2019, 02:37:30 PM »
RIP


Offline bluestreak

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #2: February 07, 2019, 02:37:45 PM »
Well, crap...

Offline imref

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #3: February 07, 2019, 02:38:58 PM »
RIP.  Hopefully the Nationals will pay tribute to him, maybe wear his number this season.

Offline bluestreak

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #4: February 07, 2019, 02:39:00 PM »


Bad Ass...

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #5: February 07, 2019, 02:39:57 PM »
One of my all time favorite sports personalities. I totally loved his old school, hard ass attitude when he managed the Nats. He respected the game, the players, and just about anyone he crossed paths with. A true class act.

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #6: February 07, 2019, 02:42:49 PM »
This news makes me want to find Mike Scioscia and kick his ass.


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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #7: February 07, 2019, 02:44:01 PM »
Ah man, that puts the kibosh on my day.    I "hated" him as a player.       He was always playin' for the enemy  ....  Reds and Oreos.    When he got the Indians' job, my attitude changed.    Always liked him as a manager, what he represented and how he did it.    Then he was the Nats' manager and his spot was cemented.

Dug out his Reds' baseball card from my old shoe box.   

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #8: February 07, 2019, 02:45:12 PM »
Aw man  :(

Offline GburgNatsFan

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #9: February 07, 2019, 02:49:17 PM »
83 is a pretty good run. Big personality,  big athletic abilities, big life. Bravo.

Offline madj55

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #10: February 07, 2019, 02:55:45 PM »
RIP to a legend.

Offline blue911

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #11: February 07, 2019, 03:13:07 PM »
He would have kicked Scioscia's ass.

Offline LightningMcQueen

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #12: February 07, 2019, 03:18:02 PM »
A great baseball man! He will be missed.

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #13: February 07, 2019, 03:18:18 PM »
Hadn't heard a hint he was in a bad way.  So sorry to hear this.

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #14: February 07, 2019, 03:23:50 PM »
Hadn't heard a hint he was in a bad way.  So sorry to hear this.

I posted a tweet a few weeks ago from Jon Heyman to the "Former Nat Watch" topic noting that he was having health issues.

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #15: February 07, 2019, 03:34:05 PM »
RIP Frank. Such a great player and manager.

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #16: February 07, 2019, 03:37:13 PM »
One of the greatest to every be involved with the game. RIP.

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Offline HondoKillebrew

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #19: February 07, 2019, 08:27:12 PM »
A great career in the game after his playing days were over, for sure.  But his career as a player is wildly underappreciated vs. some of the other all-time greats. 

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #20: February 07, 2019, 08:27:58 PM »
This news makes me want to find Mike Scioscia and kick his ass.



This is the one I love most.  What a game.  I was never more behind Frank than in this game. 

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #21: February 07, 2019, 08:34:43 PM »
One of my all time favorite sports personalities. I totally loved his old school, hard ass attitude when he managed the Nats. He respected the game, the players, and just about anyone he crossed paths with. A true class act.

yep.  LOVED (love) frank...

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Re: Frank Robinson Dead at 83
« Reply #22: February 07, 2019, 08:37:34 PM »
He would have kicked Scioscia's ass.

Couldn't catch up with him. 

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