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Eddie Collins
Birth: May 2, 1887
Millerton
Dutchess County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1951
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born in Millerton, New York, at age 19, he joined the Philadelphia Athletics as a second baseman in 1906. From 1910 to 1914, with the A's he won four of five AL pennants and three World Titles, After the 1914 season, he was sold to the Chicago White Sox where he played for the next twelve seasons including the 1919 Word Series Black Sox Scandal. In 1924, he was named player manager of the Sox and guided them to winning records. He was released by Chicago following the 1926 season and rejoined on the A's as a coach and player, mostly as a pinch-hitter. He ended his career with a .333 batting average, 3315 hits, 47 homeruns, 1300 runs batted in and holds the American League record for service, at 25 seasons. In 1939, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame and was inducted into the Columbia University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2005. He died in Boston, Massachusetts. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Edward Trowbridge Collins (1916 - 2000)*
 
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Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage
 
Burial:
Linwood Cemetery
Weston
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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