Frank Robinson to return to Nationals

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Frank Robinson has agreed to a one-year contract to manage the Washington Nationals.

Ali among Medal of Freedom honorees

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Boxing legend Muhammad Ali leads a list of 14 people from entertainment, sports and government who will be given the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2005 with 122 to follow.
By United Press International

Robinson says wipe out Palmeiro's records

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Washington Manager Frank Robinson says all records set by Baltimore first baseman Rafael Palmeiro should be wiped out because of his steroid suspension.

Nationals demote Marlon Byrd

MIAMI, July 31 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals Sunday optioned outfielder Marlon Byrd to Triple-A New Orleans.

MLB: Texas 11, Baltimore 8

BALTIMORE, July 28 (UPI) -- Gary Matthews Jr. hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning to power Texas to an 11-8 win over Baltimore Wednesday night.

Sammy Sosa homers again

BALTIMORE, July 27 (UPI) -- Baltimore's Sammy Sosa moved into fifth place on baseball's all-time home run list Wednesday night when he hit No. 587 against Texas.

MLB: Baltimore 5, Texas 4

BALTIMORE, July 26 (UPI) -- Javy Lopez homered in the eighth inning Tuesday to give the Baltimore Orioles a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers.

Sosa hits 586th homer, ties for 5th

BALTIMORE, July 26 (UPI) -- Baltimore Orioles outfielder Sammy Sosa hit his 586th career home run Tuesday, tying former Oriole Frank Robinson for fifth on the all-time list.

MLB: Tampa Bay 6, Baltimore 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 24 (UPI) -- Jorge Cantu had three hits and one RBI Sunday as Tampa Bay beat the Baltimore Orioles, 6-2.

MLB: Milwaukee 5, Washington 3

MILWAUKEE, July 17 (UPI) -- Rickie Weeks had two hits and Geoff Jenkins had two RBI Sunday as Milwaukee beat the Washington Nationals, 5-3.

Donnelly suspended eight games

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball suspended reliever Brendan Donnelly of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for eight games Thursday.

Baseball suspends Brendan Donnelly

NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball suspended Brendan Donnelly of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for 10 days Friday after an illegal substance was found in his glove.

Nationals in first place

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals' charge to first place in the National League East has captured the hearts of fans in the nation's capital.

Nationals dump Ohka, get Spivey

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals have traded pitcher Tomo Ohka to the Milwaukee Brewers for second baseman Junior Spivey.
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Frank Robinson
Member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Frank Robinson smiles to fans on Main Street during an autograph session of Induction week in Cooperstown, New York on July 24, 2009. Former players Rickey Henderson, Jim Rice and Joe Gordon will be welcomed into the hall as the Class of 2009 on July 26. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

As player

As manager

Frank Robinson (born August 31, 1935 in Beaumont, Texas), is a former Major League Baseball outfielder and manager. He played from 1956–1976, most notably for the Cincinnati Reds and the Baltimore Orioles. He is the only player to win league MVP honors in both the National and American Leagues. He won the Triple crown, was a member of two teams that won the World Series (the 1966 and 1970 Baltimore Orioles), and amassed the fourth-most career home runs at the time of his retirement (he is currently tied for eighth). Robinson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982.

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