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Source: Washington Post
Brooks Robinson, the Hall of Fame Baltimore Orioles third baseman who helped lead his team to two World Series championships and is widely regarded as baseballs greatest defensive third baseman ever, died Sept. 26 at 86.
The team announced the death but did not disclose further details.
During a 23-year career in Baltimore, Mr. Robinson was an All Star for 15 seasons and won the Gold Glove award as the top fielder at his position 16 years in a row. His ability to grab any ball hit in his direction earned him many nicknames, including the Human Vacuum Cleaner, and he remained one of Baltimores best-loved athletes long after his retirement in 1977. . .
Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/obituaries/2023/09/26/brooks-robinson-third-baseman-orioles-dead/
Another icon of my youth gone. He was the best.
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