WATCH: Orioles wish icon Brooks Robinson 'happy birthday' with a video message

Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson is an Orioles legend, one of the greatest defensive third baseman in the history of baseball, an MVP, a two-time World Series champion, a Hall of Famer and so much more to the Orioles family. On Thursday, he's also 80 years old. 

The Orioles have posted a video message to him: 

Robinson beat prostate cancer in 2009 and in 2012 fell off the stage at a charity event, suffering injuries to his head and upper back, fracturing several vertebrae. Still, he's alive and kicking at age 80. 

Happy birthday, Brooks!

CBS Sports Writer

Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last six World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

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