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Brooks Robinson

Baseball Hall of Fame Third Baseman Brooks Robinson

Full Name: Brooks Calbert Robinson Jr.
Profession: Baseball Hall of Fame Third Baseman

United States of America

Why Famous: 18 x MLB All Star; World Series 1966, 70 [MVP]; 16 × Gold Glove Award; Baltimore Orioles

Born: May 18, 1937
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Age: 84 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus

Historical Events

  • 1955-09-17 Future Hall of Famer Oriole Brooks Robinson goes 2-4 in his 1st game
  • 1958-06-02 Brooks Robinson hits into 1st of record 4 triple plays
  • 1960-07-15 Baltimore's future Baseball Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson goes 5 for 5 including the cycle in the Orioles' 5-2 win over the Chicago White Sox
  • 1964-11-18 Baltimore Orioles third baseman Brooks Robinson wins American League MVP
  • 1965-08-18 Orioles' Brooks Robinson hits into his third career triple play (tying George Sisler, Deacon McGuire and Joe Start)
  • 1966-07-12 Baltimore Orioles third baseman Brooks Robinson voted MLB All Star game MVP
  • 1967-08-06 Future Baseball Hall of Fame 3rd baseman Brooks Robinson (Baltimore Orioles) hits into MLB record 4th career triple play
  • 1970-06-20 Oriole's Brooks Robinson get his 2,000 career hit, a 3 run HR
  • 1971-10-11 Brooks Robinson ties Series record, reaches base 5 straight times
  • 1977-09-18 Brooks Robinson Night in Baltimore
  • 1983-01-12 Brooks Robinson and Juan Marichal elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1983-07-31 Brooks Robinson, Juan Marichal, George Kell and Walter Alston inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

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