A Biography in 1,000 Players No. 85 Brooks Robinson (Number 7 Third Base)

In my opinion the greatest fielding third baseman of all time. Both versions of WAR agree. In 1970 we just got back in the Philippines. In the old days we didn’t get by satellite. So, while we were in the Philippines, we didn’t see the World Series live. You could listen on Armed Forces Radio.  We would get our games about six to eight week later. This worked in the regular season because I didn’t remember who won the regular season game. However, we didn’t watch the World Series until December and then only games 1 and 5. Of course…

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