Brooks Robinson, the legendary third baseman of the Baltimore Orioles, 토토사이트 passed away. He died at the age of 86.
The official Major League Baseball website announced the news of Robinson’s passing and praised him as ‘the most beloved Hall of Fame defender who won 16 Golden Gloves.’
Robinson, nicknamed ‘Mr. Oriole’, began his major league career at the age of 23. He had a career batting average of 0.267, 2,848 hits, 268 home runs, and 1,357 runs batted in, while also earning 18 All-Star selections, including 15 consecutive All-Star selections, 16 Gold Glove Awards, and one regular season MVP. In particular, he is considered to be the best defender in history, along with Aji Smith, as he shows an unrivaled level of performance in defense.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred did not hide his sorrow, saying, “Major League Baseball is quite saddened by the loss of Robinson, a legend and outstanding player for the Baltimore Orioles.”
With his strong arms, he put out many runners and was nicknamed The Human Vacuum Cleaner. He was also a member of the 1966 and 1970 World Series championships. In 2015, he was recognized as one of the four greatest players in Orioles franchise history, along with Jim Palmer, Frank Robinson, and Cal Ripken Jr.