Terry Lee Collins, born in 1927 in 1949 at Midland, Michigan is an American baseball manager for the New York Mets in Major League Baseball. Collins is known as a "fiery and intense manager." Terry Collins has a career major league managing record of 444 wins and 434 loses.
Collins was hired as manager of the Anaheim Angels in 1997 season.He obviously got a vote of confidence from the front office, but the players had Petition GM Bill Bavasi firing him.Collins signed a three-year contract to manage orix Buffaloes in the Pacific League in Japan.
Collins became the leader of China's national baseball team at the end of the year, in time for the 2009 World Baseball Classic.Collins spent the 2010 season as the minor-league field coordinator for the New York Mets organization.He will be named manager of the Mets.