How much is Eddie Collins worth?
|Net Worth:||$1 Million|
|Profession:||Professional Baseball Player|
|Date of Birth:||May 2, 1887|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Eddie Collins
Edward Trowbridge Collins Sr., nicknamed “Cocky”, was an American professional baseball player, manager and executive.
- Born: May 2, 1887 in Millerton, N.Y.
- Died: March 25, 1951
- Teams: Philadelphia A’s (1906-1914, 1927-1930), Chicago White Sox (1915-1926)
- Inducted into Hall of Fame: 1939
- Batted: Left
- Threw: Right
- Primary position: Second base
Had 3,315 hits in his career and a lifetime batting average of .333, and is on the short list for best second basemen of all-time. He hit better than .340 ten times.
- Led the AL in stolen bases four times, with 743 in his career, and led the AL in runs scored for three consecutive seasons from 1912-14. Was AL MVP in 1914.
- Played 25 seasons, a record for position players in the 20th century.
- Was a player on the notorious Black Sox team that threw the 1919 World Series, but played honestly and was not implicated in the scandal.
- Was player-manager from 1924-26, and had a 174-160 record as manager.
In 1931-32, he served as a Philadelphia coach and was general manager of the Boston Red Sox from 1933-47, where he signed Ted Williams to his first contract.