Brooks Robinson

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Brooks Robinson, 3B

 

Career: 1955-77, Orioles
Fun fact: Hit .303 in nine postseason series, including .429 in 1970 World Series


If not the greatest all-around third baseman ever, Robinson undoubtedly is the greatest defensive third baseman ever: 16 straight Gold Gloves and 11 seasons leading the AL in fielding percentage.

After Robinson's tour de force in the 1970 World Series, Sparky Anderson said, "He can throw his glove out there and it will start 10 double plays by itself."

Previous rank: 43