It’s been a generation since Brooks Robinson wowed crowds with his spectacular play, but the Hall of Famer is still having an impact on fans today, especially when it comes to autographs.
Some younger fans have no idea who he is.
"I went to one school where a boy said he thought I was dead," said one of baseball’s greatest third basemen.
For those who grew up in the 1960s and 70s, Brooks Robinson remains a popular figure. He is to Baltimore baseball what Johnny Unitas was to Colts’ fans. At an appearance in Maryland this week, the man once referred to as "the "human vacuum cleaner for his defensive prowess proved once again why he’s still a favorite of those who love the game.