Year Inducted – 2018
Coming from a family of baseball enthusiasts, players and coaches, Lincoln grew up with baseball in his blood. His passion for the game started at the age of 6 playing for Stow Youth Baseball for his father until he was fourteen years old. Between the ages of 15 to 18 he played with the Cuyahoga Falls Wildcats, Stow-Munroe Falls High School and Cuyahoga Falls High School as a varsity player.
Linc walked on and played a short time at Kent State University. Since then, he has played with many highly competitive teams starting with The Hudson Explorers. Akron A’s (Coach Hessey).Crockers, Akron Insulating, Cuyahoga Falls Tigers, Jeonota Club, Akron A’s (Jim Barrett), Kenmore Orioles, and Akron Knight’s. While playing for these teams Linc won numerous awards such as leading leagues in batting averages and RBI’s, All Star Teams and MVP awards.
Most accomplished awards were with the Akron A’s including winning the Roy Hobbs World Series numerous times and was named MVP for his team in 2004. While playing, Linc also was involved with coaching at Cuyahoga Falls, Akron Hoban and St. V/St. M with his dad. He helped many players get to the next level in college and pros.
In 2010, he founded and established the Ohio Skyhawks Elite travel organization. This team was created to be extremely affordable, drive fundamentals and prepare young men for high school. His passion continues to this day with coaching the 15U Ohio Skyhawks and works with young men with the same passion he has for the game of baseball.