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.
We are incredibly saddened with the passing of former General Manager, Eddie Robinson, who was the oldest living former MLB player.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Robinson family. pic.twitter.com/urASF5A70N
— Texas Rangers (@Rangers) October 5, 2021
Born in Paris, Texas, on Dec. 15, 1920, Robinson made it to the Majors with the Indians in 1942.