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...