Rip Collins (catcher)

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Rip Collins
Catcher
Born: (1909-09-18)September 18, 1909
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died: April 19, 1969(1969-04-19) (aged 59)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 28, 1940, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1944, for the New York Yankees
Teams

Robert Joseph (Rip) Collins (September 18, 1909 – April 19, 1969) was a backup catcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Chicago Cubs (1940) and New York Yankees (1944). Collins batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

In a two-season career, Collins was a .211 hitter with one home run and 14 RBI in 50 games played.

Collins died in his hometown of Pittsburgh at the age of 59.

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