|Second baseman/Left fielder|
|Born: April 15, 1864|
|Died: May 21, 1892 (aged 28)|
Brooklyn, New York
|September 4, 1886, for the Louisville Colonels|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 14, 1892, for the Brooklyn Grooms|
|Runs batted in||319|
|Career highlights and awards|
Hubert "Hub" Collins (April 15, 1864 – May 21, 1892) was a professional baseball player. He was a left fielder and second baseman from 1886 to 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 still an active player when he died of typhoid fever at age 28.
He was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and he started his major league career with the Louisville Colonels of the American Association in 1886. Near the end of the 1888 season, he was purchased by the Brooklyn Bridegrooms.
In April 1892, Collins became ill with typhoid fever. He died in Brooklyn the following month.
- List of Major League Baseball annual doubles leaders
- List of Major League Baseball annual runs scored leaders
- List of baseball players who died during their careers
- "Hub Collins Stats". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved November 30, 2020.
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