Brooks Robinson

Brooks Calbert Robinson, Jr. is an American former professional baseball player. He played his entire 23-year major league career for the Baltimore Orioles. He batted and threw right-handed, in spite of the fact he was a natural left-hander. Nicknamed “The Human Vacuum Cleaner”, he is generally acclaimed as the greatest defensive third-baseman in major league history. He won 16 consecutive Gold Glove Awards during his career, tied with pitcher Jim Kaat for the second most all-time for any player at any position. Robinson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983.

MLB debut: September 17, 1955 for the Baltimore Orioles
Last MLB appearance: August 13, 1977 for the Baltimore Orioles

Career statistics

Batting average: .267
Hits: 2,848
Home runs: 268
Runs batted in: 1,357

Teams

Baltimore Orioles (1955–1977)

Career highlights and awards
  • 18× All-Star (1960, 1960², 1961, 1961², 1962,1962², 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974)
  • 2× World Series champion (1966, 1970)
  • 16× Gold Glove Award (1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975)
  • AL MVP (1964)
  • World Series MVP (1970)
  • MLB All-Star Game MVP (1966)
  • Roberto Clemente Award (1972)
  • Babe Ruth Award (1970)
  • Lou Gehrig Memorial Award (1966)
  • Baltimore Orioles #5 retired
  • Major League Baseball All-Century Team

Induction: 1983
Vote: 91.98% (first ballot)

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Brooks Robinson

Brooks Calbert Robinson, Jr. is an American former professional baseball player. He played his entire 23-year major league career for the Baltimore Orioles. He batted and threw right-handed, in spite of the fact he was a natural left-hander. Nicknamed “The Human Vacuum Cleaner”, he is generally acclaimed as the greatest defensive third-baseman in major league history. He won 16 consecutive Gold Glove Awards during his career, tied with pitcher Jim Kaat for the second most all-time for any player at any position. Robinson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983.

MLB debut: September 17, 1955 for the Baltimore Orioles
Last MLB appearance: August 13, 1977 for the Baltimore Orioles

Career statistics

Batting average: .267
Hits: 2,848
Home runs: 268
Runs batted in: 1,357

Teams

Baltimore Orioles (1955–1977)

Career highlights and awards
  • 18× All-Star (1960, 1960², 1961, 1961², 1962,1962², 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974)
  • 2× World Series champion (1966, 1970)
  • 16× Gold Glove Award (1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975)
  • AL MVP (1964)
  • World Series MVP (1970)
  • MLB All-Star Game MVP (1966)
  • Roberto Clemente Award (1972)
  • Babe Ruth Award (1970)
  • Lou Gehrig Memorial Award (1966)
  • Baltimore Orioles #5 retired
  • Major League Baseball All-Century Team

Induction: 1983
Vote: 91.98% (first ballot)

Brooks Robinson

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