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Brooks Robinson

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Chelsea House Publishers , New York
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A biography of the Oriole third baseman whose lifetime fielding average is tops among third basemen in major league history.

StatementRick Wolff ; introduction by Jim Murray.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesBaseball legends
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV865.R58 W65 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1871749M
ISBN 100791011860, 0791012204
LC Control Number90031321

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