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Ripper Collins
First baseman
Born: March 30, 1904(1904-03-30)
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Died: April 15, 1970 (aged 66)
New Haven, New York
Batted: Both Threw: Left 
MLB debut
April 18, 1931 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1941 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Batting average     .296
Home runs     135
Runs batted in     659
Career highlights and awards

James Anthony "Ripper" Collins (March 30, 1904 - April 15, 1970) was a Major League Baseball player from 1931 to 1941 for the St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, and Pittsburgh Pirates. A member of the Gashouse Gang Cardinals teams, Collins had a breakout season in 1934 with 35 home runs, 128 runs batted in and hitting for a .333 batting average.

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Preceded by
Chuck Klein
National League Home Run Champion
(with Mel Ott)
Succeeded by
Wally Berger


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