罗宾逊, 谁是在世最年长的前球员, 原为 100 岁. 他是最后一名幸存的球员 1948 世界大赛冠军克利夫兰印第安人. 罗宾逊, a four-time All-Star played for seven of the eight American League teams that were active during his 13 seasons in the majors.
Robinson made his debut with 克利夫兰 在 1942. 他是 21.
He then served in the military during World War II before returning to the Indians from 1946-48. Robinson also played for the Washington Senators (1949-50), 芝加哥白袜 (1950-52), Philadelphia Athletics (1953), New York Yankees (1954-56), Detroit Tigers (1957), and Baltimore (1957).
After retiring, Robinson coached the Baltimore Orioles and then became a part of the player development and scouting department for the organization and several other MLB teams. He also served as the general manager of the Atlanta Braves from 1972-76, and later took on that same role with the Texas Rangers.
Robinson was a scout and consultant for the Yankees and late owner George Steinbrenner in the early 1980s. 在 2004, he was a scout for the Boston Red Sox.
作为一名球员, Robinson hit a career .268 与 172 本垒打和 723 打点 1,315 games played. He had three consecutive 100-RBI seasons, 至少 22 homers in each of them, for the White Sox in 1951-52 and the A’s in 1953.
“The Texas Rangers are incredibly saddened with the passing of the legendary Eddie Robinson, who spent nearly 70 years in professional baseball as an All-Star player and respected executive,” 该团队在一份声明中说. “For Eddie Robinson, it was truly a life well lived.”
Robinson is survived by his second wife, Bette, and his four sons, Robby, Marc, Paul and Drew.