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Athletic Hall of Fame

John "Spike" Wilson

John "Spike" Wilson


At Rochester:

  • Pitcher for the 1947 and 1951 seasons
  • Pitching coach for the 1948  and 1949 seasons
  • Lead his team to an 8-1 record
  • Known as a dominate pitcher, a fine hitter, and great teammate


  • Joined the U.S Navy after graduating in 1951
  • Worked at Empire Neonlight for 12 years selling outdoor advertising
  • Was an outside salesman with Mahar Business Forms for 22 years