Brooks Robinson

Baseball Player

Birthday May 18, 1937

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Little Rock, AR

DEATH DATE Sep 26, 2023 (86)

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Legendary Baltimore Orioles third baseman and 18-time MLB All-Star who was nicknamed The Human Vacuum Cleaner for his fielding prowess. He played as number 5 for the Orioles. 

Before Fame

He was a paper boy and sold soft drinks at the ballpark as a kid.


He won the Gold Glove Award sixteen times in a row. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983. 

Family Life

He met his wife Connie on a team flight. The two married in October 1960. He has three sons, Brooks, Chris, and Michael, and a daughter, Diana.

Associated With

His statue in Baltimore was erected only yards away from that of Babe Ruth.