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Ripper Collins

James Anthony Collins

Positions: First Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Both, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: March 30, 1904 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, US
Died: April 15, 1970 in New Haven, New York, US

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Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1923 19 -7.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs B 13 46 11 1 1 1 .239 .370 17
1923 19 -7.5 York NYPL B 10 35 9 1 1 1 .257 .429 15
1923 19 -8.7 Wilson VIRL B 3 11 2 0 0 0 .182 .182 2
1925 21 -0.2 Johnstown MATL C 99 379 124 30 9 15 .327 .573 217
1927 23 -4.4 2 Teams 1 Lg B 96 358 101 17 12 4 .282 .430 154
1927 23 -4.4 Savannah,Jacksonville SEAL B 96 358 101 17 12 4 .282 .430 154
1928 24 -3.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-AA STL 138 488 189 28 15 23 .387 .648 316
1928 24 -2.9 Danville IIIL B 124 456 177 28 15 19 .388 .640 292
1928 24 -5.3 Rochester IL AA STL 14 32 12 0 0 4 .375 .750 24
1929 25 -4.0 Rochester IL AA STL 154 558 176 38 12 38 .315 .631 352
1930 26 -2.3 Rochester IL AA STL 167 623 234 34 19 40 .376 .684 426
1939 35 6.0 Los Angeles PCL AA CHC 172 586 196 40 9 26 .334 .567 332
1940 36 7.9 Los Angeles PCL AA CHC 174 630 206 42 5 18 .327 .495 312
1942 38 12.9 Albany EL A PIT 118 352 97 16 2 3 .276 .358 126
1943 39 13.6 Albany EL A PIT 82 253 79 16 4 1 .312 .419 106
1944 40 15.2 Albany EL A PIT 100 323 128 40 8 3 .396 .598 193
1945 41 16.3 Albany EL A PIT 95 286 96 20 5 4 .336 .483 138
1946 42 16.6 Albany EL A PIT 43 122 41 7 4 0 .336 .459 56
1947 43 13.1 San Diego PCL AAA 9 13 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 .154 .154 2
14 Seasons 1460 5017 5017 0 1680 329 105 176 1 0 .335 .335 .548 .882 2747
C (1 season) C 99 379 379 124 30 9 15 .327 .327 .573 .900 217
B (3 seasons) B 233 860 860 289 46 28 24 .336 .336 .538 .874 463
A (5 seasons) A 438 1336 1336 441 99 23 11 .330 .330 .463 .793 619
AA (5 seasons) AA 681 2429 2429 824 154 45 126 .339 .339 .595 .935 1446
AAA (1 season) AAA 9 13 13 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 .154 .154 .154 .308 2
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1923 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs B OF 13 21 19 2 0 1.000 1.62
1923 19 York NYPL B OF 10 13 13 0 0 1.000 1.30
1923 19 Wilson VIRL B OF 3 8 6 2 0 1.000 2.67
1926 22 Johnstown MATL C OF 97 304 278 16 10 .967 3.03
1927 23 3 Teams 2 Lgs B-AA OF 136 272 241 18 13 .952 1.90
1927 23 Rochester IL AA OF 40 80 74 1 5 .938 1.88
1927 23 Savannah, Jacksonville SEAL B OF 96 192 167 17 8 .958 1.92
1928 24 Danville IIIL B 1B 124 1279 1205 65 9 .993 10.24
1929 25 Rochester IL AA STL 1B 153 1647 1535 97 15 .991 10.67
1930 26 Rochester IL AA STL 1B 167 1626 1480 132 14 .991 9.65
1939 35 Los Angeles PCL AA CHC 1B 172 1656 1563 83 10 .994 9.57
1940 36 Los Angeles PCL AA CHC 1B 171 1552 1428 112 12 .992 9.01
1942 38 Albany EL A PIT 1B 113 1025 946 72 7 .993 9.01
1943 39 Albany EL A PIT 1B 76 691 629 53 9 .987 8.97
10 Seasons 1222 10073 9324 650 99 .990 8.16
1B (7 seasons) 1B 976 9476 8786 614 76 .992 9.63
OF (3 seasons) OF 246 597 538 36 23 .961 2.33
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1942 38 Albany EL A PIT 1 of 1
1943 39 Albany EL A PIT 1 of 1
1944 40 Albany EL A PIT 1 of 1
1945 41 Albany EL A PIT 1 of 1
1946 42 Albany EL A PIT 1 of 1
1947 43 San Diego PCL AAA 1 of 1 190 79 107 .425
1948 44 San Diego PCL AAA 1 of 2 189 83 105 .441
1949 45 Hartford EL A BSN 1 of 2
1950 46 Hartford EL A BSN 1 of 1 139 80 59 .576
1961 57 San Antonio TL AA CHC 1 of 3 140 74 65 .532
10 Seasons 658 316 336 .485
A (7 seasons) 139 80 59 .576
AAA (2 seasons) 379 162 212 .433
AA (1 season) 140 74 65 .532

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1923 19 Wilson Tobacconists Virginia League B
1923 19 York White Roses New York-Pennsylvania League B
1924 20 Did Not Play
1925 21 Johnstown Johnnies Middle Atlantic League C
1926 22 Rochester Tribe International League AA
1926 22 Johnstown Johnnies Middle Atlantic League C
1927 23 Rochester Tribe International League AA
1927 23 Jacksonville Tars Southeastern League B 1
1927 23 Savannah Indians Southeastern League B 2
1928 24 Rochester Red Wings International League AA STL
1928 24 Danville Veterans Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League B
1929 25 Rochester Red Wings International League AA STL
1930 26 Rochester Red Wings International League AA STL
1931 27 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1
1932 28 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1
1933 29 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1
1934 30 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1
1935 31 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1
1936 32 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1
1937 33 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1
1938 34 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1
1939 35 Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League AA CHC
1940 36 Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League AA CHC
1941 37 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1
1942 38 Albany Senators Eastern League A PIT
1943 39 Albany Senators Eastern League A PIT
1944 40 Albany Senators Eastern League A PIT
1945 41 Albany Senators Eastern League A PIT
1946 42 Albany Senators Eastern League A PIT
1947 43 San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League AAA

Sabr ID: 95982dfa

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