Baltimore Orioles Legend Brooks Robinson to Speak at Weinberg Center

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Brooks will share stories about his remarkable career and reminisce about the games and players

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The Baltimore Orioles legendary 3rd baseman, Brooks Robinson, will speak at the Weinberg Center for the Arts on Friday, April 5th at 8:00 PM. Brooks will share stories about his remarkable career and reminisce about the games and players who made it truly memorable. Brooks’ remarks will be followed by a question and answer period with the audience.

Tickets begin at $40 and may be purchased online at WeinbergCenter.org, by calling the Box Office at 301-600-2828, or in person at 20 West Patrick Street. A Meet & Greet opportunity is available for an additional $75, but is limited to 50 people.

From the time Brooks Robinson made his Major League debut in 1955, until he retired as a player in 1977, he added a new dimension to the third base position. He played his entire 23-year major league career for the Baltimore Orioles. Known as "The Human Vacuum Cleaner" it’s been said that he was the best third baseman to ever play the game. During his tenure, the Baltimore Orioles had the best record in all of baseball. Brooks played in 18 consecutive All-Star games and won 16 consecutive Gold Glove awards. When he retired, Brooks held nearly all the records for a third baseman in Major League Baseball. Elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983, he received nearly 92% of the votes. A higher percentage than even Joe DiMaggio or Mickey Mantle received when they were elected. Brooks was a true gentleman both on and off the field. It's been said that some players get candy bars named after them, but people named their children after Brooks Robinson.

A complete listing of artists and performers scheduled for the 2018-2019 season can be found at WeinbergCenter.org.

ABOUT THE WEINBERG CENTER FOR THE ARTS
The Weinberg Center for the Arts is one of the region’s premier performing arts presenters, offering film, music, dance, theater, and family-focused programming. Located in the historic Tivoli movie theater in downtown Frederick, Md., the Weinberg Center strives to ensure that the arts remain accessible and affordable to local and regional audiences alike. Weinberg Center events are made possible with major support from the City of Frederick, the Maryland State Arts Council, Plamondon Hospitality Partners, and other corporate and individual donors.

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