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Long time Kirkwood Baseball coach retires

CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

After nearly 1,095 coaching victories and four junior college world series appearances, John Lewis is stepping down as the Kirkwood Community College baseball coach.

Lewis only had one losing season in 32 years and his 1,095 victories is seventh among active junior college coaches.

Lewis saw 19 of his players get drafted with two Willie Collazo and Wes Obermuller spending time in the major leagues.

His 1995 team finished second in the country.

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