Jimmy Collins

Jimmy Collins
Birthdate 1/16/1870
Death Date 3/6/1943
Debut Year 1895
Year of Induction 1945
Teams Athletics, Beaneaters, Colonels, Red Sox
Positions Manager, Third Base

Jimmy Collins was a premier third baseman from 1895-1908. He held the record for putouts at his position until Brooks Robinson surpassed it.

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Jimmy Collins was early baseball's greatest-fielding third baseman

Jimmy Collins was early baseball's greatest-fielding third baseman

Jimmy Collins broke into the big leagues in 1895 with the National League’s Boston Beaneaters. He spent parts of 13 of his 14 MLB seasons in Boston in both the AL and NL. Regarded as the finest-fielder at his position, Collins revolutionized the game. In the 1800s it was the shortstop who fiel

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