Robin Roberts

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Birthday
30, 1926
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
May 6, 2010 (83)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
30, 1926
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
May 6, 2010 (83)

About

Hall of Fame pitcher who spent the bulk of his career with the Philadelphia Phillies and was known for his incredible endurance. He was selected to 7 All-Star games and he won 286 games over the course of his 19-year MLB career.

Before Fame

After coming back from WWII, he began playing basketball at Michigan State University.

Trivia

He once pitched twenty-eight complete games in a row during his MLB career.

Family Life

He raised four sons, Robin Jr., Dan, Rick, and Jim.

Associated With

He became the Phillies' first twenty-game-winner after Grover Cleveland Alexander did it thirty years earlier.