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Brooks Robinson Biography
Brooks Robinson was born May 18, 1937 and is an American formerprofessional baseball player He played his entire 23-year major league careerfor the Baltimore Orioles (19551977). Nicknamed The Human VacuumCleaner, he is generally acclaimed as the greatest defensive third-basemanin major league history. He won 16 consecutive Gold Glove Awards during hiscareer, tied with pitcher Jim Kaat for the second most all-time for any playerat any position. Robinson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983.
In his playing career, Robinson was selected for the All-Star team in 15consecutive years (1960-74), and played in four World Series. He compiled a.267 career batting average with 2,848 hits, 268 home runs and 1357 runs battedin. Robinson led the American League in fielding percentage a record 11 times,and at the time of his retirement, his .971 career fielding average was thehighest ever for a third baseman. His totals of 2870 games played at thirdbase, 2697 career putouts, 6205 career assists, 8902 career total chances and618 double plays, were records for third basemen at the time of his retirement.Robinson's 23 seasons with one team set a new major league record, since tiedby Carl Yastrzemski. Only Yastrzemski (3308), Hank Aaron (3076) and Stan Musial(3026) played more games for one franchise. Robinson also hit into four tripleplays during his career, a major league record. He commented, I wouldn'tmind seeing someone erase my record of hitting into four triple plays.
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