Faced with the dreadful task of being the player who had to replace Brooks Robinson at Third Base, Doug DeCinces had some Gold Glove worthy years with Baltimore. The advanced metrics show that he was worthy of consideration, but traditionally he wasn’t there.
Most Putouts by a Third Baseman (1981)
Most Assists by a Third Baseman (1977 & 1980)
Most Double Plays Turned by a Third Baseman (1977, 1980 & 1981)
Most Total Zone Runs by a Third Baseman (1978 & 19804