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Baltimore Orioles Legend Passed Away

Written by Tony Ghaul

Baltimore Orioles Legend and Hall-of-Famer Brooks Robinson passed away at the age of 86.

Robinson played 23 years, all of the with the Orioles. He is considered by many to be greatest defensive third baseman to ever play the game.

Robinson won 16 consecutive Gold Glove awards, the 1964 AL MVP award and was an 18-time All-Star.

The legendary third baseman won two World Series titles and was World Series MVP in 1970. He finished his career with a .267 batting average with 268 home runs and 1,357 RBIs.

The Baltimore Orioles retired Robinson’s No. 5 jersey. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983.

Robinson helped start the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association in 1982. He also had served as its president for some time.

Brooks Robinson and Frank Robinson of the Baltimore Orioles. Photo courtesy of Baseball In Pics – Twitter/X

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