James Joseph Collins
Position: Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 178 lb.
Born: January 16, 1870 in Buffalo, NY
( All Transactions) April 19, 1895 (Age 25)
Debut: Teams (by GP): Americans/Beaneaters/Athletics/Colonels 1895-1908 August 29, 1908 (Age 38)
Died: March 6, 1943 in Buffalo, NY Buried: Holy Cross Cemetery, Lackawanna, NY
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Old Timers Committee as Player in 1945.
No induction ceremony in Cooperstown held (until 2013). View at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
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News -- February 2013
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8/24 High Heat Stats: Derek Jeter’s 2012 is not unusual…it was his 2010-11 that was: Yesterday, I put up some data showing that few players have ever hit as well as Derek Jeter has in his Age 38 season after hitting ... News -- July 2012
7/11 Tomahawk Take: Chipper Jones’ Last All-Star Game Hurrah (As A Player): Last night Chipper Jones played his final All Star Game in the only active ballpark where he had never taken the field; Kauffman ... News -- April 2012
4/23 Tyler's Think Tank: MLB All Decade Team 1900s: Bear with me, for the Dead Ball era is not my area of expertise. Please call me out if I've made some glaring omission
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1/12 High Heat Stats: WAAS Experiment #1: Adjusted WAAS: In a long exchange on the original WAAS post, reader Robert proposed adjusting the WAAS method to account for partial seasons.Basic ...
1/10 High Heat Stats: WAAS: Wins Above All-Star Level: (Errors in the HOF list in an earlier version of this post have been corrected.)In two recent columns (insider), ... News -- December 2011
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12/5 El Maquino: RON SANTO SHOULDN’T HAVE BEEN INDUCTED: > Ron Santo got in the Hall of Fame today. Which is a total sham. The career .277 hitter has been rightfully kept out of ... News -- July 2011
7/21 B-R Blog: Most Career Post-Season Triples: How many players have 2 or more triples in the post-season? Here is the list - Rk Player #Matching PA AB H 2B 3B 6 HR RBI ... News -- March 2011
3/18 B-R Blog: Bloops: The Hall of (Peak-Weighted) WAR: Here's a cool link from Adam Darowski: Hall of wWAR: The Hall of Fame Re-Po**** by Peak-Weighted WAR It is exactly what it sounds ... News -- January 2011
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