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Eddie Robinson, oldest living former MLB player, dies at 100

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FILE – In this June 12, 2016, file photo, former New York Yankees player Eddie Robinson smiles before the Yankees annual Old Timers Day baseball game, in New York. Former big leaguer and general manager Eddie Robinson, who was the oldest living former MLB player, has died at age 100. The Texas Rangers, the team for which Robinson was GM from 1976-82, said he passed away Monday night, Oct. 4, 2021 at his ranch in Bastrop, Texas.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Eddie Robinson, who was the oldest living former baseball player alive at the age of 100, died Monday night, according to the Texas Rangers executive vice president of communications John Blake.

He was a four-time All-Star and a champion in 1948 with Cleveland, playing as a first baseman throughout his career.

Robison spent 13 years as a MLB player from 1942-1957.

After his career he served in several front offices and was the general manager for both Atlanta Braves and Rangers.

Born in Paris, Texas, on Dec. 15, 1920, Robinson made it to the Majors with the Indians in 1942.