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For Outfielder Frank Robinson of the Cincinnati Reds, the 1961 season began with a misfire; last week it ended with a bang. In February, Robinson nearly wrecked his baseball career when he pulled a gun during a fracas in a Cincinnati restaurant. Faced with up to three years in prison, Robinson pleaded guilty to carrying a concealed weapon, got off with a reprimand and a $250 fine. He arrived at spring training to confront fuming Manager Fred Hutchinson. Said Hutchinson: "That was a stupid thing to do." "It was," agreed Robby. "But sometimes a man learns from his stupidities."

Robinson learned his...

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