The Info List - Shano Collins

As player

Chicago White Sox
Chicago White Sox
(1910–1920) Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox

As manager

Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox

Career highlights and awards

World Series
World Series
champion (1917)

John Francis "Shano" Collins (December 4, 1885 – September 10, 1955) was an American right fielder and first baseman in Major League Baseball for the Chicago White Sox
Chicago White Sox
and Boston Red Sox. In 1910, Collins played first base for the White Sox, but he was quickly moved to right field, where he would enjoy a reputation for having one of the strongest throwing arms in baseball. He won a World Series with the Sox in 1917, delivering the game-winning hit in the pennant-clinching game. He batted .286 (6 for 21) in the 1917 World Series, going 3-for-4 in Game 1. In 1918, he set a record with three bases-loaded triples in one season, which would stand alone for 31 years until Elmer Valo
Elmer Valo
tied the mark in 1949.[1] Collins still holds the MLB career record of eight triples with the bases loaded.[2] During the notorious 1919 World Series, tainted by the Black Sox Scandal, Collins went 4-for-16 at the plate for the White Sox. He was not among those implicated in the scandal. In 1921, he was traded to the Red Sox, with whom he finished his career. In 1930, he was named manager of the Red Sox, but he only won a total of 73 games in parts of two seasons. He was fired after 55 games in 1931. In the indictments of the key figures in the Black Sox
Black Sox
scandal John F. Collins is named as the wronged party. The indictment claims that by throwing the World Series
World Series
the alleged conspirators defrauded him of $1,784 dollars.[3] Collins died in Newton, Massachusetts, at age 69.


1 Facts 2 See also 3 References 4 External links


"Shano" was a nickname given to him while on the White Sox, which is a play on the Gaelic equivalent of his name, Sean. His grandson, Bob Gallagher, played first base for the Red Sox, Astros and Mets from 1972 to 1975.

See also[edit]

List of Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
career triples leaders List of Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
career stolen bases leaders


^ "Charlton's Baseball Chronology". www.baseballlibrary.com. Retrieved 4 April 2013.  ^ "Career Triples Records" Check url= value (help). baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved 4 April 2012.  ^ http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/blacksox/indictpartic.html

External links[edit]

Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)

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Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox

Jimmy Collins
Jimmy Collins
(1901–1906) Chick Stahl
Chick Stahl
(1906) Cy Young
Cy Young
(1907) Bob Unglaub
Bob Unglaub
(1907) George Huff (1907) Deacon McGuire
Deacon McGuire
(1907–1908) Fred Lake
Fred Lake
(1908–1909) Patsy Donovan
Patsy Donovan
(1910–1911) Jake Stahl
Jake Stahl
(1912–1913) Bill Carrigan
Bill Carrigan
(1913–1916) Jack Barry (1917) Ed Barrow
Ed Barrow
(1918–1920) Hugh Duffy
Hugh Duffy
(1921–1922) Frank Chance
Frank Chance
(1923) Lee Fohl
Lee Fohl
(1924–1926) Bill Carrigan
Bill Carrigan
(1927–1929) Heinie Wagner
Heinie Wagner
(1930) Shano Collins
Shano Collins
(1931–1932) Marty McManus
Marty McManus
(1932–1933) Bucky Harris
Bucky Harris
(1934) Joe Cronin
Joe Cronin
(1935–1947) Joe McCarthy (1948–1950) Steve O'Neill
Steve O'Neill
(1950–1951) Lou Boudreau
Lou Boudreau
(1952–1954) Pinky Higgins
Pinky Higgins
(1955–1959) Rudy York
Rudy York
(1959) Billy Jurges
Billy Jurges
(1959–1960) Del Baker
Del Baker
(1960) Pinky Higgins
Pinky Higgins
(1960–1962) Johnny Pesky
Johnny Pesky
(1963–1964) Billy Herman
Billy Herman
(1964–1966) Pete Runnels
Pete Runnels
(1966) Dick Williams
Dick Williams
(1967–1969) Eddie Popowski (1969) Eddie Kasko
Eddie Kasko
(1970–1973) Eddie Popowski (1973) Darrell Johnson (1974–1976) Don Zimmer
Don Zimmer
(1976–1980) Johnny Pesky
Johnny Pesky
(1980) Ralph Houk
Ralph Houk
(1981–1984) John McNamara (1985–1988) Joe Morgan (1988–1991) Butch Hobson
Butch Hobson
(1992–1994) Kevin Kennedy (1995–1996) Jimy Williams
Jimy Williams
(1997–2001) Joe Kerrigan
Joe Kerrigan
(2001) Grady Little (2002–2003) Terry Francona
Terry Francona
(2004–2011) Bobby Valentine
Bobby Valentine
(2012) John Farrell (2013–2017) Alex Cora
Alex Cora
(2018– )

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Chicago White Sox
1917 World Series
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