Wilson Collins

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Cyril Wilson Collins

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Biographical Information[edit]

Wilson Collins never stole a base in the major leagues, but he was one of the fastest men of his time, making half of his career appearances as a pinch-runner.

After baseball, he became a successful football coach at Knoxville High School in Knoxville, TN, winning three national championships.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Charlie Weatherby: "Wilson Collins", in Bill Nowlin, ed.: The Miracle Braves of 1914: Boston's Original Worst-to-First World Series Champions, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2014, pp. 13-18. ISBN 978-1-933599-69-4

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