Hall of Fame pitcher who spent the bulk of his career with the Philadelphia Phillies and was known for his incredible endurance. He was selected to 7 All-Star games and he won 286 games over the course of his 19-year MLB career.
After coming back from WWII, he began playing basketball at Michigan State University.
He once pitched twenty-eight complete games in a row during his MLB career.
He raised four sons, Robin Jr., Dan, Rick, and Jim.
He became the Phillies' first twenty-game-winner after Grover Cleveland Alexander did it thirty years earlier.