Baltimore Orioles and Major League Baseball legend Brooks Robinson has passed away. He died at the age of 86.
MLB.com, the official Major League website, said, “Robinson, a legendary third baseman who played his entire 23-year big league career in Baltimore and was inducted into the Hall of Fame and called ‘Mr. Oriole,’ passed away at the age of 86.” .
“All of Major League Baseball is mourning the loss of Robinson, one of the great figures of the national pastime and a Baltimore legend,” Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement. “He was one of the greatest defensive players of all time. He won two World Series, was the American League MVP in 1964, and was a Gold Glove Award winner at third base for 16 consecutive seasons. He was a model of excellence, health, loyalty and winning baseball.” “After retirement, I dedicated myself to working for the Major League Baseball Retired Players Association.”
“I will always remember Brooks as a true gentleman who represented Major League Baseball on and off the field throughout his life,” he said. “On behalf of Major League Baseball, I would like to express my deepest condolences to Brooks’ family, his many friends around the stadium, and the fans of Baltimore.” added.메이저놀이터
“We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Robinson,” Baltimore said in a statement. “He will continue to leave a lasting impact on our club, our community and baseball.”
Robinson is a franchise star who debuted in Baltimore in 1955 and played only in Baltimore until 1977. He appeared in 2896 games and he had 2848 hits, 268 home runs, 1357 RBIs, 1232 runs, and a batting average of .267 with an OPS of .723.
Robinson was evaluated for his outstanding defensive ability. ‘MLB.com’ said, “Robinson’s nickname is ‘The Human Vacuum Cleaner’. Among fielders, he has won the most Gold Gloves in history (16). He is tied for second with pitcher Jim Cart for the most Gold Glove awards, and is the only player with Greg. “Maddox (18 times) won more Gold Gloves than them,” he said.
MLB.com said, “Robinson was an 18-time All-Star, American League MVP, and World Series champion in the 1966 and 1970 seasons. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1983, becoming the first third baseman to be inducted in his first year of eligibility. “He said.