December 4, 1976 Aurelio Rodriguez becomes the…

December 4, 1976

Aurelio Rodriguez becomes the first AL third baseman since 1959 to beat out Brooks Robinson for the Gold Glove Award since 1960. Other newcomers on The Sporting News fielding team include third baseman Mike Schmidt, outfielder Dwight Evans, and catcher Jim Sundberg. That trio will combine to win 24 Gold Gloves.