Terry Collins

Terry Collins

About Terry Collins

Terry Lee Collins (born May 27, 1949, in Midland, Michigan) is the manager for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball. A former minor league shortstop, Collins managed the Albuquerque Dukes of the Pacific Coast League, the Buffalo Bisons of the International League, the Duluth Huskies of the summer collegiate Northwoods League, and the Houston Astros, Anaheim Angels, and New York Mets of Major League Baseball. Collins is known as a 'feisty and intense manager.' Collins attended college at Eastern Michigan University from -, where he played shortstop. In each of the four years he attended Eastern Michigan, Collins led the team in steals. He was on the Eastern Michigan team that won the NAIA national championship in 1971, at which he won the honor of Outstanding Defensive Player of the Tournament. Collins was inducted into the Eastern Michigan University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1994. In 1971, Collins was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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