Quotes by Brooks Robinson

About 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 (1955–1977). He batted and threw right-handed, though he was a natural left-hander. Nicknamed "The Human Vacuum Cleaner" or "Mr. Hoover", he is considered one of the greatest defensive third basemen 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.

Author Bio

  • NameBrooks Robinson
  • DescriptionAmerican professional baseball player, third baseman, coach
  • BornMay 18, 1937
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionBaseball Player
  • AwardsRawlings Gold Glove Award