"I think I had a lot to offer them and could’ve offered them and I guess they don’t see it that way. I’m not interested in that, not at this time...Just to show up to spring training and put on the uniform and be around—to be a goodwill-type guy. I’m not ready for that now."
(Frank Robinson, via The Free Lance Star, 1/09/2007)
Nats strike out handling The Frank Robinson Situation:
71 year old Hall-of-Famer turns down Bowden's invitation to join the Nat Pack.
Frank Robinson Day (May 20th vs. Birds) in doubt?
"I don’t feel like this organization has extended an open arms welcome to me even though they said they want to honor me. It doesn’t make me feel like it would be pleasant to have me around for a day." (Frank Robinson, via The Free Lance Star, 1/09/2007)
(Photo by Nick Wass/AP)