Eddie Collins Signed AUTO photo Baseball HOF D. 1951 PSA/DNA

Eddie Collins (D. 1951)  At the end of his career, Eddie Collins (D 1951), ranked second in major league history in career games (2,826), walks (1,499), and stolen bases (744), ranked third in runs scored (1,821), ranked fourth in hits (3,315) and at bats (9,949), ranked sixth in on-base percentage (.424), and ranked eighth in total bases (4,268). He was also fourth in AL history in triples (187). He still holds the major league record of 512 career sacrifice bunts, which is over 100 more than any other player. He was the first major leaguer in modern history to steal 80 bases in a season, and still shares the major league record of six steals in a game, which he accomplished twice in September 1912. He regularly batted over .320, retiring with a career average of .333. He also holds major league records for career games (2,650), assists (7,630) and total chances (14,591) at second base, and ranks second in putouts (6,526). Collins is one of only 29 players in baseball history to have appeared in Major League games in four decades.

Offered is a very rare signed magazine photo in Philadelphia Athletics uniform taken of him circa 1913 from Baseball Magazine mounted to a heavy piece of black construction paper that we believe derives from the Ambrose Edens collection. Signed in steel tipped fountain pen.  Photo measures 3.5” x 6.5” in size.

Encapsulated authentic by PSA/DNA.

Item: 10574

Price: $695.00
Eddie Collins Signed AUTO photo Baseball HOF D. 1951 PSA/DNA