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Brooks Robinson and the 1950s Orioles

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By Mike Klingaman, The Baltimore Sun Sixty years ago, the Orioles stank. They lost 100 games, couldn't hit a lick and finished 57 games back in the 1954 season. Good thing. Had they done better, Brooks Robinson might have gone elsewhere. Robinson, 18, signed with the club in May 1955, believing... Baltimore Sun file photo