First Black Manager👔 in MLB⚾ Dies Aged 83

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Legendary baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson - the first African-American to manage a professional team - has died aged 83, baseball officials say.

After winning Most Valuable Player awards in both US leagues - the only player in history to do so - he went on to manage Cleveland in 1975.

With a total of 586, he is 10th on the list of the most home runs hit in a major league career.

Robinson, who holds countless other records, died at home in California.

Since his debut, more than half of all teams have had a black manager.

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