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Central Baseball Heating Up As Coach Hickey Closes In On 600

Central Baseball Heating Up As Coach Hickey Closes In On 600

Central Connecticut baseball coach Charlie Hickey, in his 18th season, 21st overall, is closing in on 600 career wins, 500 as head man for the Blue Devils.

"It's been great, really, but without sounding corny," Hickey said, "I think of wins as in kids who have come through the program. When you first recruited them and they were 17 years old and now [they are] a high school coach or a New Britain police officer or a teacher somewhere. Those are the ones that mean a little bit more where you know you've had some sort of positive influence in their life in terms of them becoming what they should be."

There isn't much doubt Hickey is where he should be but how...

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