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
MLB statistics
Batting average.284
Home runs11
Runs batted in319
Stolen bases335
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 "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.[1]

In April 1892, Collins became ill with typhoid fever. He died in Brooklyn the following month.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Hub Collins Stats". Retrieved November 30, 2020.

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