Robinson, who made his pro debut in York in 1955 before joining the Orioles that season, is part owner of a group that runs four baseball teams in the Atlantic League, including the York Revolution and the Sugar Land Skeeters, for whom Clemens is pitching.
Robinson said he is feeling better and expects to attend Thursday’s unveiling of
The 75-year-old Robinson, by the way, is pretty excited about the current Orioles. Here's a brief conversation I had with him Tuesday.
What do you think about the Orioles' current run?
“It seems like
Can these Orioles make the playoffs?
“Oh sure. New York had a 10-game lead at one point. Their best pitcher [
Think this is an exciting time for Baltimore?
"It's wonderful. I think all the fans are still taking a 'Well, what's going to happen?' a 'look-see attitude' that they have. I think they could finish real strong and get in the playoffs and win the pennant, it's all possible. I think everyone was thinking this is only going to last a little while, but it's going to last the rest of the year. Everyone is going to win a few and lose a few. There's no dominant teams. That's a big factor."
What's your take on Showalter and Duquette?
“They’ve done a wonderful job. Buck, I think he is a lot like
How are you doing?
“Better. I’m going to be there for Cal. Absolutely. And I think I’ve been there for everyone but Frank, if I’m not mistaken. I didn’t go out on the field for Earl or
What about having your own statue with the rest of the Hall of Famers?