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Baltimore Orioles: Brooks Robinson’s Birthday & a Home Run

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 14, 1971: Thirdbaseman Brooks Robinson #5 of the Baltimore Orioles can't handle the ground ball hit by firstbaseman Bob Robertson #7 of the Pittsburgh Pirates during the third inning of game five of the World Series on October 14, 1971 at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 711014-06 (Photo by: Ron Kuntz Collection/Diamond Images/Getty Images)

The Baltimore Orioles surprised the Hall of Fame third baseman on his 83rd birthday with a surprise birthday. Today also marks the anniversary of an odd Orioles home run.

Several Baltimore Orioles from both past and present teams honored Brooks Robinson via video.