Author Archives: Don Rockwell

Brooks Robinson: The Greatest Defensive Player in Baseball History, at Any Position (4 of 7)

Game 3 The Orioles are carrying a 16-game winning streak into Game 3: They won their final 11 regular-season games, swept the Twins in 3 games in the ALCS, and have won the first 2 games against the Reds.

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Brooks Robinson: The Greatest Defensive Player in Baseball History, at Any Position (3 of 7)

Game Two During the introduction, after Gowdy’s analysis of the crazy play at home plate in Game one, Reds announcer McIntyre gave his analysis of the game:

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Brooks Robinson: The Greatest Defensive Player in Baseball History, at Any Position (2 of 7)

Game One Although this World Series between the Baltimore Orioles and Cincinnati’s legendary “Big Red Machine”┬ápresented Robinson with a barrage of difficult Chances (Putouts + Assists + Errors), it was a mere microcosm of his entire career. Instead of having … Continue reading

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Brooks Robinson: The Greatest Defensive Player in Baseball History, at Any Position (1 of 7)

Preambulum It was Aristotle who said: “Tell them what you’re going to tell them, tell them, and tell them what you just told them.” I am going to all-but prove to you that Brooks Robinson was the greatest defensive player … Continue reading

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