Unveiling of Brooks Robinson statue very emotional for No. 5

October 22, 2011 | Nestor Aparicio

It was like a scene out of a movie today in downtown Baltimore, as Brooks Robinson was feted with a lifetime of community contributions with a beautiful statue at the foot of Russell Street on the plot of land in front of Pickles Pub. Visitors coming from the south will be greeted by a barehanded, throwing Brooks Robinson in the motion of cutting down another runner.

Come with us now at WNST.net via the amazing world of WNStv and take in an afternoon in honor of Brooks Robinson from the statue site. Enjoy these incredible stories of how No. 5 helped shape our lives in sports in Baltimore.

Here’s the entire speech from Brooks Robinson:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2WfCI4V59Y[/youtube]

Here’s the unveiling of the statue:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrbRrcAxv_k[/youtube]

Josh Charles amazing speech:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kMS6gUaDac[/youtube]

Barbara Mikulski’s incredibe authenticity, passion and humor:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnc03DqJWaA[/youtube]

Henry Rosenberg, former CEO of Crown Central Petroleum and great friend and business partner with Brooks. He is the one who got this amazing statue built and deserves all of the credit:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=choveOOFsWk[/youtube]

World-renowned sculptor Joseph Sheppard of Baltimore talks about why he made Brooks Robinson statue and all of the fun facts:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzbzh1P-Yss[/youtube]

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