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Brooks Robinson
Date of birth: 18 May 1937
Date of death: Alive (or unknown)
Country Of Origin: America

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    Brooks Calbert Robinson, Jr. (born May 18, 1937) is an United States former third baseman in Major League Baseball. He played his 23-year career with the Baltimore Orioles (1955-77). Robinson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983 in sports. Robinson was born in Little Rock, Arkansas. He grew up to play third base for the Orioles, and gained great renown for his fielding ability. Nicknamed "The Human Vacuum Cleaner", he is generally acclaimed as the greatest .... (More...)
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Fifty years from now I'll be just three inches of type in a record book.

Brooks Robinson
I could field as long as I can remember, but hitting has been a struggle all my life.

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I wouldn't mind seeing someone erase my record of hitting into four triple plays.

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I'll play out the string and leave baseball without a tear. A man can't play games his whole life.

Brooks Robinson
I'm a guy who just wanted to see his name in the lineup everyday. To me, baseball was a passion to the point of obsession.

Brooks Robinson
I've always said when I broke in I was an average player. I had an average arm, average speed and definitely an average bat. I am still average in all of those.

Brooks Robinson
If your not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he'll be ready to take your job.

Brooks Robinson
It's a pretty sure thing that the player's bat is what speaks loudest when it's contract time, but there are moments when the glove has the last word.

Brooks Robinson
Whether you want to or not, you do serve as a role model. People will always put more faith in baseball players than anyone else.

Brooks Robinson
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