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Brooks Robinson

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Baseball Player

The Resume

    (May 18, 1937-September 26, 2023)
    Played for the Baltimore Orioles (1955-1977)
    AL MVP (1964)
    World Series MVP (1970)
    Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame (1983)

Why he might be annoying:

    He holds the major league record for hitting into triple plays.
    He holds the record for playing on losing side of the most All Star Games.
    His nickname was 'The Human Vacuum Cleaner.'
    He frequently struggled as a hitter, once batting .201 in 144 games.
    He was a slow runner.
    He has a girly name.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He is arguably the best fielding third baseman in baseball history.
    He holds the record with Carl Yastrzemski for the most years played with a single team.
    He won a record 16 Gold Gloves at third base.
    His backhanded catch of Lee May's grounder behind third base in the 1970 World Series is one of the most famous plays in baseball history.
    He was voted into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.
    He is regarded as one of the kindest and classiest people in baseball.

Credit: Professor Moriarty

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Year In Review:

    For 2023, as of last week, Out of 134 Votes: 28.36% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 115 Votes: 53.91% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 29 Votes: 31.03% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 83 Votes: 43.37% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 15 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 8 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 77 Votes: 49.35% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 15 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 19 Votes: 21.05% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 131 Votes: 49.62% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 23.08% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 45 Votes: 42.22% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 654 Votes: 35.78% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 64 Votes: 35.94% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 178 Votes: 43.82% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 141 Votes: 41.84% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 329 Votes: 44.07% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 105 Votes: 36.19% Annoying