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Kirkwood Celebrates Coach’s 1,000th Baseball Win

By May 9, 2008 November 28th, 2018 No Comments

College officials and fans joined family members and the Kirkwood Baseball team in congratulating Kirkwood Community College Head Coach John Lewis on surpassing 1,000 career wins.

The May 7 program in Kirkwood’s Iowa Hall West Dining Room featured remarks from Eagles Athletic Director Doug Wagemester. The college presented Lewis with a framed plaque which featured a baseball used in the game that put the coach at the four-digit mark in career wins.

College officials verified through NJCAA records that Lewis is among only six active community college coaches and only a dozen or so coaches throughout “JuCo” history to have achieved the 1,000-win mark. Lewis attained the milestone in his 29th year of coaching for the Eagles.