Monday, April 03, 2017

Box Score of the Week

It's the first week of the 2017 MLB regular season!!

To commemorate, let's look back at Opening Day 1975 when the New York Yankees traveled to Cleveland to take on the Indians.


Frank Robinson assumed the role of player/manager with the Indians in 1975, which made him the first black field manager in Major League Baseball history. To add to an already historic game, Robinson hit his 8th career Opening Day home run, which set an MLB record.



Mr. D said...

Tribe Manager Frank Robinson -- first African-American manager in MLB.

Brad Carlson said...

That's part of the significance of this game. What else? :-)