John Hickman

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Largely responsible for keeping Semi-Pro baseball in Wilmington alive for more than 25 years, John coached the Parkway dynasty for 32 years. In 19 seasons, he led Parkway to 16 pennants and 13
play-off championships, including a sweep of both, ten times. He made Parkway a tournament threat in three states. His overall record was 689-242 (regular season) and 145-83 (Play-offs) for a
combined 834-325 record



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