Baltimore Orioles: Looking back at four Hall of Fame players
Know affectionately as “Mr. Oriole” Robinson was another lifer in the Orioles club house with 23 years in Baltimore. He has 16 Gold Gloves and won an MVP award in 1964. He went to 18 All-Star Games. Mr. Oriole was on the 1966 and 1970 World Series teams and was he proudly was named the MVP on the World Series in 1970. Robinson has the 5th most games played with one franchise. One interesting stat about Robinson is his number of sac flies: he finished in the top 10 in 10 seasons and is ranked 12th overall. He finished his career with 2,848 hits and 268 home runs.
Robinson, who played third base, finished with a career slash of .267/.322/.401 and an OPS of .723. He is sitting in 15th place with the most at-bats and is first in the MLB with double plays turned from third base. Along with his nickname of Mr. Oriole, Robinson was called “Hoover” for his ability to make plays at the hot corner.