Nicknamed Cocky, Eddie was one of the best fielding second basemen that game had yet seen as he led all AL second baggers in fielding percentage nine times, putouts seven times, double plays five times and assists four times. He was unable to capture the American League batting title, given that he played during the same era as Ty Cobb with Cobb winning the crown 12 times and Collins finishing second three times and in the top ten 15 times.In 1914, Collins was crowned the American Leagues Most Valuable Player after leading the league in runs scored (122), collected 181 hits drove in 85 RBI and stole 58 bases while posting a. He helped lead the White Sox to the 1917 World Series title as he batted.
409 with two RBI and three stolen bases. Eddie Collins finished his career with a.333 batting average, 3,315 hits, 1,821 runs scored, 1,300 RBI and 741 stolen bases. He also holds the Major League record with 512 career sacrifice hits. Was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939. The item "1911 HASSAN CIGARETTES T205 EDDIE COLLINS MOUTH CLOSED SGC 55 VG/EX+4.5+" is in sale since Wednesday, April 11, 2018. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Sports Trading Cards\Baseball Cards". The seller is "pamsvintagegradedcards" and is located in Mechanicville, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.