Tim Hill Sr.

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Timothy Wellington Hill, Sr.

Biographical Information[edit]

Tim Hill Sr. was a minor league infielder and college coach.

After graduating from George Washington, he played in the Washington Senators's organization. He played two seasons as a second and third baseman. Most of his time was spent with the Burlington Senators of the Carolina League.

Leaving professional baseball, he first took a job as a high school coach but soon became the head baseball coach at South Florida Community College. He coached there from 1975-1978.

In 1982, he became head baseball coach at the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota. He remained there until after the 2012 season. He retired as the all-time leader in wins by a Florida junior college coach. He had guided them to the 1991 NJCAA Baseball World Series (second place), 1994 NJCAA Division I Baseball World Series, 1999 NJCAA Division I Baseball World Series, 2002 NJCAA Division I Baseball World Series (second place) and 2010 NJCAA Division I Baseball World Series. In 2005 he was inducted into the NJCAA Baseball Hall of Fame. His son Tim Hill Jr. succeeded him as coach.

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