Remembering Brooks Robinson who died at age of 86

September 27, 2023 | By. UET

A third baseman who won 16 successive Gold Glove grants and is viewed as by a larger number of people to be the best defender at that position of all time

No cause of death identified till now. He was 86.

Robinson debuted in 1955 for the Orioles and played the next 23 seasons in Baltimore as a hot corner.  

Brooks Robinson Started his career as a batboy.  

Robinson was inspired by his father Brooks SR., who was an amateur player.

One of his teammates Frank Robinson told me that Brook Robinson is "the best defensive player at any position"

Brooks Robinson was called American League MVP in 1964 and helped the Orioles bring World Series championships to Baltimore in 1966 and 1970, when he was also named world series MVP.

Rob Manfred commissioner of baseball mentioned that Brooks Robinson is "one of the greatest defensive players who ever lived".

Robins was elected to the Nation Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983 in his first year on the ballot.

The unassuming, amicable Robinson charmed himself to the dominatingly regular Orioles fans.

The country really observed him as a protective wizard when the Orioles played the 1970 Worldwide championship against the Cincinnati Reds.

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