Hackim Jr, Linc
An outstanding career on the Akron sandlots had its beginning in the Copley youth leagues. The career of Linc Hackim began as a 10-year old and continued through an All-Star career at Copley High and the AA League, to the position as a manager and President of Stow Youth Baseball. An outstanding first baseman who always hit for better than a .300 average, Linc came out of Copley to play two years for Krispy Kreme before joining the champion Black Labels for seven years. Later he helped Wayne Knolls Farms capture the 1970 crown and was with Eaton Sports Pride for six years, which won three titles. He closed out his career as player/manager for Forest City that won the 1980 title. Linc was named to 13 All-Star teams in the AA League and won the coveted Frank Garcia award in 1963.