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Frank Robinson's Struggle for Housing in 1966

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Robinson's quest to find housing for himself and his family in Maryland in 1966 may have been tougher than most of the top pitchers that he faced on the diamond.

 

50 Years Ago, Frank Robinson's Search for Housing in Baltimore Helped in 'Opening the Door for Others'

(By Mike Klingaman)

http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/orioles/bs-sp-frank-robinson-housing-0124-20160122-story.html

 

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True, and a sad tale of the times back then, there was sections of Baltimore that a white person dare not venture either. But, that was nothing like what Frank and those had to endure.

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On 1/29/2016 at 3:43 PM, OFFNY said:

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Robinson's quest to find housing for himself and his family in Maryland in 1966 may have been tougher than most of the top pitchers that he faced on the diamond.

 

50 Years Ago, Frank Robinson's Search for Housing in Baltimore Helped in 'Opening the Door for Others'

(By Mike Klingaman)

http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/orioles/bs-sp-frank-robinson-housing-0124-20160122-story.html

 

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Drungo Hazewood's post in regard to Robinson being traded away from Cincinnati in the Chris Davis in 2019 and Beyond thread reminded me of this.

 

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