On November 18, 1964 – Baltimore Orioles third baseman Brooks Robinson is voted American League Most Valuable Player, outpolling Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees 269 to 171.

Robinson hit career highs with a .317 average, 28 home runs and 118 RBI’s. It will be 1 of 2 seasons Brooks finishes with 100+ RBI’s. Robinson will also have 4 other top 5 MVP finishes in his career. Mantle hit 35 home runs and drove 111 runs, Mantle will lead his team to the World Series and they will lose to St Louis in 7 games.



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