Jim Hickman (hickmji01)

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David James Hickman

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 7½", Weight 170 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

"In the bottom of the 22nd, Jim Hickman led off with his fifth hit of the day. He would score the walk-off run on a fielder's choice . . ." - mention of Hickman's heroics in one of the longest games in history, 22 innings between the 1917 Robins and the 1917 Pirates on Aug. 22, 1917 [1]

Jim Hickman was the center fielder on the Brooklyn Robins in 1917, playing between Zack Wheat and Casey Stengel. It was his only year with more than 200 at-bats, although he played four other seasons in the majors.

He started in the Federal League in 1915, with the Baltimore Terrapins, a team that lost 107 games.

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