Collins, Eddie

Collins, Eddie

(Edward Trowbridge Collins), 1887–1951, American baseball player, b. Millerton, N.Y., grad. Columbia, 1907. One of the game's great second basemen, he was active in the American League for 25 years, playing with the Philadelphia Athletics (1906–14, 1927–30) and the Chicago White Sox (1915–26). During his major league career he stole 743 bases and made 3,315 base hits for a lifetime batting average of .333. Collins was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939.
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Bremner, Bobby Collins, Eddie Gray, Peter Lorimer and the rest of the legends have ensured this is a home from home for anyone with a Scottish accent.
Contributed by education, creative writing and West Indian literature, and language, literacy, and literature scholars and poets from the West Indies and the UK, chapters discuss the language of Caribbean poetry; its musical aesthetic; the physical environment of the Caribbean; the representation of oppression, resistance, and liberation in poems; and teaching specific poets, including Derek Walcott, Lorna Goodison, Olive Senior, Dennis Scott, Merle Collins, Eddie Baugh, Mervyn Morris, Christian Campbell, Kei Miller, Tanya Shirley, and Caribbean British poets like Linton Kwesi Johnson and John Agard.
A great Cardiff side that season, Rex Willis and Cliff Morgan at half back behind Stan Bowes, Geoff Beckingham, J D Evans, Malcolm Collins, Eddie Thomas, C D Williams, Sid Judd and John Nelson.
6 Members of the 3,000 hit club who never led GP the league in hits during their careers are Eddie Collins, Eddie Murray, Dave Winfield, Craig Biggio and Lou Brock.
Newport County: Glyn Thompson (gk), Paul Bignot, Gary Warren, Chris Todd, Alan Goodall, Darryl Knights, Jamie Collins, Eddie Odhiambo, Danny Rose, Craig Reid, Sam Deering, Robbie Matthews, JHon Challinor, Ben Wright, Christian Smith, Sam Foley, Glyn Garner (gk).
Groomsmen were Ches Williams, Dustin Collins, Eddie Carlson, Jared Shope, John Nolan, Keith Dalton, and Phil Kuehler.
Newport County (from): Glyn Thompson (gk), Paul Bignot, Gary Warren, Chris Todd, Alan Goodall, Darryl Knights, Jamie Collins, Eddie Odhiambo, Danny Rose, Craig Reid, Sam Deering, Robbie Matthews, JHon Challinor, Ben Wright, Christian Smith, Sam Foley, Glyn Garner (gk).
Among the four are Eddie Collins, Eddie Murray and Lou Brock.