Daily Roundup: Feb. 8


Feb 8, 2019

The sports world lost a legend yesterday with the passing of Frank Robinson. Here’s a look at how various news outlets covered Robinson’s death:

  • “There was a real big heart in there, but he didn’t always let you see it.” Frank Robinson had a hard shell to break through. But once you did, it was well worth it, The Baltimore Sun’s Peter Schmuck writes.
  • “I’m not sunny. I’m a quiet, kind of withdrawn person.” A tale of trying to get to know Frank Robinson, which would only happen on his terms, from The Washington Post’s Barry Svrluga.
  • The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal on Frank Robinson, one of the game’s all-time greats who was driven by pride.
  • Remembering Frank Robinson, a trailblazing baseball titan, from The Ringer’s Michael Baumann.


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