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Dave Collins MLB Career Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
4907 .272 32 373 395 .689

Dave Collins Bio

  • Full Name: David Scott Collins
  • Born: 10/20/1952 in Rapid City, SD
  • Draft: 1972, California Angels, 1st rd. (6th overall)
  • College: Mesa CC
  • Debut: 6/7/1975
  • Last Game: 10/3/1990
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 4907 667 1335 32 373 395 .272 .338 .689

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Dave Collins Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
1980 .303 8th in NL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
1975 24 13th in AL
1976 32 13th in AL
1977 25 14th in AL
1980 79 3rd in NL
1981 26 4th in NL
1982 13 25th in AL
1983 31 11th in AL
1984 60 2nd in AL
1985 29 10th in AL
1986 27 12th in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
1980 .366 10th in NL
1981 .355 21st in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
1980 94 7th in NL
1981 63 8th in NL

Walks

Season BB Rank
1981 41 21st in NL

Hits

Season H Rank
1980 167 15th in NL

Triples

Season 3B Rank
1981 6 10th in NL
1984 15 1st in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
1975 10 17th in AL
1976 19 5th in AL
1977 10 22nd in AL
1979 9 23rd in NL
1980 21 2nd in NL
1981 10 7th in NL
1982 8 22nd in AL
1983 7 22nd in AL
1984 14 5th in AL
1985 8 20th in AL
1986 12 9th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
1980 3 21st in NL
1981 6 2nd in NL
1982 5 15th in AL
1984 9 2nd in AL

David Scott Collins Bio Info

COACHING/MANAGING CAREER

Dave Collins is in his first season as the Marlins first base coach, also doubling as the club's outfield coach. He was appointed to his position on November 6, 2009. The 2010 season will mark his 30th season in professional baseball...His last professional coaching position was that of manager for the single-A Inland Empire 66ers in the Los Angeles Dodgers system in 2007. He led the club to a 72-67 record and a berth in the California League playoffs, eventually falling to Lake Elsinore in the first round...From 2003-06, Collins was the first base coach for the Colorado Rockies. Prior to his stint with the Rockies, he served one year as Milwaukee's first base coach in 2002...In 2001 he was back at the minor league managerial level, guiding the Salem Avalanche to a 70-68 record and the Carolina League title...After retiring as a player in 1990, he started his coaching career as the St. Louis Cardinals' first base coach for the 1991 and '92 seasons. From St. Louis he went to Cincinnati and was the Reds' first base coach from 1999-2000.

PLAYING CAREER

Collins played 16 seasons in the Majors with eight different organizations. He finished with a .272 career average and 395 stolen bases, including 79 for the Reds in 1980. The 79 steals still rank as the third-most in franchise history...Hit a career-best .318 during 1979, helping lead the Reds into the playoffs. Posted a .357 average in the National League Championship Series, but Cincinnati was swept in three games by the Pirates...Stole 60 bases in 1984 while batting .308 with an American League-leading 15 triples for the Blue Jays. Recorded his 1,000th career hit that season on August 31 off Minnesota's Pete Filson...Was an original member of the Seattle Mariners in 1977. PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS

David Scott Collins...has two children, Ryan and Courtney...graduated from Stevens High School in Rapid City, SD in 1971 where he was named the school's Athlete of the Year...was also named Athlete of the Decade (1970-79) and Athlete of the Quarter Century (1950-75) in South Dakota...was a junior college All-American at Mesa (AZ) Community College.