Hub Collins

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Hub Collins
Hub Collins.jpg
Second baseman/Left fielder
Born: (1864-04-15)April 15, 1864
Louisville, Kentucky
Died: May 21, 1892(1892-05-21) (aged 28)
Brooklyn, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 4, 1886 for the Louisville Colonels
Last MLB appearance
May 14, 1892 for the Brooklyn Grooms
Career statistics
Batting average .284
Home runs 11
Runs batted in 319
Stolen bases 335
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • American Association pennant: 1889
  • National League pennant: 1890
  • 4 seasons with 100+ runs scored
  • 4 seasons with 60+ stolen bases

Hubert B. "Hub" Collins (April 15, 1864 – May 21, 1892) was a professional baseball player. He was a left fielder and second baseman over parts of seven seasons (1886–1892) with the Louisville Colonels and Brooklyn Bridegrooms/Grooms. He was the National League leader in runs scored in 1890 with Brooklyn. For his career, he compiled a .284 batting average, 319 runs batted in, 653 runs scored, and 335 stolen bases.

He was born in Louisville, Kentucky and later died in Brooklyn, New York at the age of 28 of typhoid fever.

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