Brooks hold the MLB record of hitting into four triple plays.
Brooks led the American League in sacrifice flies in four different seasons. In 1962 he had 10, 1964 - 10, 1967 - 8 and 1968 - 8.
Brooks led the American League in games played 5 times during his career (1961-64 and 1968).
In 1971 Brooks came in 4th in the AL MVP vote.
Robinson was 3rd in the 1965 AL MVP race.
Brooks came in 2nd in the 1966 American League Most Valuable Player voting.
Brooks came in 3rd in the 1960 AL MVP voting.
Brooks won the 1966 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award.
Brooks won the 1972 Roberto Clemente Award.
Robinson had 4,270 total bases.
Brooks scored 1,232 runs during his career.
Brooks had a career high 118 RBI's in 1964.
Brooks had 100 RBI's in 1966.
Brooks played in 2,896 Major League Baseball games during his 23-year career. During that time he had a .267 batting average with 2,848 hits which included 482 doubles, 68 triples and 268 home runs. Brooks also scored 1,357 runs in his career while driving in 1,232 runs.
Brooks: I'll play out the string and leave baseball without a tear. A man can't play games his whole life.
Brooks: Fifty years from now I'll be just three inches of type in a record book.
Brooks: If you're not practicing, somebody else is, somewhere, and he'll be ready to take your job.
Brooks: I could field as long as I can remember, but hitting has been a struggle all my life.