Sun archives: Brooks Robinson

Sun archives: Brooks Robinson

December 17, 2009

Statue to honor Brooks

Brooks Robinson gained iconic status during the years he played third base for the Orioles at Memorial Stadium.

May 13, 2009

B. Robinson was treated for cancer

Orioles Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson, perhaps the greatest third baseman in baseball history, revealed Tuesday that he has undergone successful treatment for prostate cancer.

July 2, 2008

B. Robinson gloves award in York, Pa.

The greatest defensive third baseman in baseball history received confirmation of that title yesterday in the city where he made his professional debut.

June 14, 2008

O's, Brooks: No rift

It's not surprising that fans voted Brooks Robinson the best defensive third baseman ever in balloting conducted by Rawlings last year.

May 1, 2008

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs

It's Brooks and fun for new team

Even after taking part in a half-century of opening days, Brooks Robinson still gobbles them up like a hard smash to third.

April 5, 2008

Baltimore's Error Of Omission

Rick Maese: Yea for York

He still remembers the first professional uniform he ever wore. He was 18 years old, fresh off the bus from Arkansas. The jersey said White Roses across the chest. In his first pro game, the public address announcer in York, Pa., announced the team's new second baseman as Bob Robinson.

August 23, 2007

Baseball Notes

B. Robinson's new highlight

Former Orioles great Brooks Robinson caught on quickly: Preventing runs was just as important as scoring them.

September 14, 2005

John Eisenberg: No bows for Brooks

THE ORIOLES will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Brooks Robinson's major league debut Saturday at Camden Yards, but Robinson won't be there to help.

May 7, 2004

Orioles at 50

Cornerstone at third base

Brooks Robinson's peers believe his defense wasn't just one of the Orioles' defining characteristics.

August 9, 2002

Sea kicks up, delivers a curve

DOGWOOD HARBOR - For one day, Phil Price's 47-foot fishing boat had a Hallof Fame defense and an All-Star offense.

October 28, 2001

35 years later, O's still swept up in joy

Save for Cal Ripken's emotional farewell tour, the recently completed Orioles season was definitely a year to forget for hometown fans. But 35 years ago, it was truly a festive time in Baltimore.

October 10, 2001

Who's greatest in pecking order?

Tony Muser called it an impossible task. Terry Crowley wanted no part of it. Scott McGregor simply was appreciative for having such skilled players behind him, no matter who rated higher.

May 26, 1995

A milestone for Brooks Robinson

CAN IT REALLY be that Sunday will mark 40 years since "the most important and beloved Oriole of modern times" first arrived here?

May 18, 1995

In '77, Brooks offered final thrill

Brooks Robinson was crowding 40, but on that April night in 1977, his legions of fans were able to banish the depressing thought of his age from their minds. Robinson stood in front of his locker after the game, smiling. With a wink, he said, "The kid can still play."

July 2, 1993

B. Robinson: He's correct, politically Ex-Oriole drops in at White House

WASHINGTON -- On a day the White House was preoccupied with the Great Timber Compromise, President Clinton played host to a guest known for his work with lumber -- and with a glove: Orioles Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson.

October 15, 1990

Top Series belonged to Brooks

Gather 'round, young'uns, I got something to tell you about a ballplayer of some years past just in case your daddy didn't get around to filling you in.

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