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Robinson / Cleveland Indians / Mgr. #231651

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 03, 1974
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(Studio) For 1st time, black becomes manager of major league baseball team.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Frank Robinson named playing manager for Cleveland Indians. [ROBINSON - says he's not superman and can't make Indians win.] Robinson's career outlined. [In October 1972, black player Jackie ROBINSON - says he hopes blacks to enter management arena in baseball soon.] [Cleveland Indians Joe LIS - believes Frank Robinson qualified to manage.] [Gaylord PERRY - thinks Robinson should either manage all year or play baseball all year Wishes him best of luck.] [ROBINSON - knows he can adjust to new situation.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

Cronkite, Walter;
McNamara, Bob

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