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People in the world of sports inspire us in their pursuit of excellence. The death of an athlete or coach can conjure memories of their past accomplishments and create a collective sense of loss and nostalgia. This memorial site was created to honor and remember athletes, coaches and managers from a wide variety of sports, as well as the journalists and broadcasters who have celebrated their achievements.
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5/10/1937 - 6/25/2016

Remembering the life, death and sports legacy of Jim Hickman

Jim Hickman, a professional baseball outfielder who played for four teams during the 1960s and ‘70s, died June 25, 2016, according to multiple news sources. He was 79. Hickman’s death, in a hospital in Tennessee, was announced by the Garner Funeral Home in Ripley, Tennessee. The funeral home did not disclose the cause of death, only noting that he’d had a lengthy illness. Fans of the 1970 Chicago Cubs most likely remember Hickman, who enjoyed his best season while playing for the...
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