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Wilbert Robinson

Wilbert Robinson (1863–1934) was an American catcher, coach and manager in Major League Baseball. Robinson made it to the major leagues in 1886 with the Philadelphia Athletics of the American Association, transferring to the Baltimore Orioles in 1890. After the Orioles, by then playing in the National League, folded in 1899, he played one season with the St. Louis Cardinals before spending his final season with a new Baltimore Orioles team in the American League. (That team later moved to New York. The present Baltimore Orioles are yet another team.) Robinson played 1,316 games as a catcher, compiled a career batting average of .273, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1945. He is shown here in 1916 as the manager of the Brooklyn Robins or Dodgers (now the Los Angeles Dodgers).

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I'm an academic in Information Systems, although my undergraduate and most of my postgraduate work was in philosophy. I'm interested in Fantasy and Science Fiction, Adelaide, Philosophy, Anime and a number of computing and Information Systems subjects — especially as regards Knowledge Management, which is my main area of academic study.

I tend to edit widely, as often I wish to improve articles because I see them as important for Wikipedia, rather than because I'm interested in the topic (although I have rather eclectic tastes and reasonably liberal sentiments). I have access to a number of good databases thanks to academia, so I'm not bad at referencing, and I'm always willing to give it a shot when asked. Generally I'll help wherever I can, and I particularly enjoy that feeling which comes from being useful. :) I've also got one of those new digital camera things, and I enjoy taking photos.

Although she rarely edits (try as I might to convince her otherwise) my wife has been known to use her PDethBW account. So we may edit from the same network location.

Articles

The extent of my involvement in these articles varies — from major editing and almost complete rewrites, to simply adding references to an already excellent page or helping to establish notability. Drive-by-edits, however, where I add just a couple of references or make some small changes, don't make the list — if the article is here, I'm hoping to make some sort of significant input. I've listed them here mostly so that I can get quick access to them when required. I'm also listing the status of the articles, so that I can keep track, but this doesn't mean that I'm claiming credit for the status: it may simply be that it was already a good or featured article, but I added extra information here and there. Plus, the single coolest aspect of Wikipedia, from my perspective, is that articles are collaborative endeavors. :)

Active development

These are articles for which I'm semi-actively editing or researching. This can take a while.

Recently completed

"Recently Completed" doesn't mean "now at Featured status" so much as "I don't think I can find anything else to add at the moment". These are articles which I feel I can put aside for a bit, unless I stumble across some extra sources with which to expand them further.

Future projects

The following articles are ones which I hope to work on in the future. My general policy is that I shouldn't vote to keep an article at AfD unless I'm also willing to help develop the article, (noting that it might not need my help), so some of these are ones which need work but survived AfD, and some are just articles which I'd rather like to work on when time permits.

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