January 12, 1983 Orioles legend and perennial …

January 12, 1983

Orioles legend and perennial Gold Glover Brooks Robinson becomes the 14th player to be elected to the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. The BBWAA also selects right-hander Juan Marichal, the former ace of the Giants and the all-time winningest pitcher from Latin America with 243 victories, in his third year of being on the ballot.