Edward Trowbridge Collins Sr. (Cocky)
Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: May 2, 1887 in Millerton, NY
High School: Irving HS (Tarrytown, NY)
School: Columbia University (New York, NY)
Signed as a Free Agent with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1906. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 17, 1906 (Age 19.138, 2,878th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1908 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Athletics 1906-1930
Last Game: August 5, 1930 (Age 43.095) vs. BOS 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1939 (213/274 ballots).
View Eddie Collins Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: March 25, 1951 in Boston, MA
Buried: Linwood Cemetery, Weston, MA
Relatives: Father of Eddie Collins
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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