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Philadelphia unveiled the city's first ever free-standing statue of an African-American girl on Wednesday at Smith Playground in South Philadelphia.
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Cherri Gregg
August 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia unveiled the city's first-ever free-standing statue of an African-American girl on Wednesday at Smith Playground in South Philadelphia. Titled "MVP," the 5-foot-4-inch, 250 pound bronze statue depicts an African-American girl around 12-years-old. Dressed...
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In this Nov. 9, 2005, file photo, President Bush awards baseball legend Frank Robinson the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
Lawrence Jackson/AP Photo, File
February 08, 2019 - 7:54 am
By David Ginsburg and Ben Walker, AP Sports Writers Crowding the plate, fearsome and fearless, Frank Robinson hammered his way into the Hall of Fame. His legacy, however, was cemented that day in 1975 when he simply stood in the dugout at old Cleveland Stadium — the first black manager in Major...
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Former Cleveland Indians manager and player Frank Robinson
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February 07, 2019 - 3:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, died Thursday. He was 83. Robinson had recently been in hospice care at his home in Bel Air. MLB confirmed his death. An MVP with Cincinnati...
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Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard (6) loosens up in the  on deck circle against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park.
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Eric Walter
September 04, 2018 - 9:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Phillies legend Ryan Howard officially announced his retirement from baseball in a lengthy good-bye for The Players' Tribune called " Thank You, Philly ." Born in St. Louis, Ryan was drafted by the Phillies in 2004, where he played until 2016. Of his opening season...
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