Brian Hill’s life & legacy to be celebrated


ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – Last month, the Twin Tiers lost a local icon.

Brian Hill, who coached baseball at several stops during a storied career, died November 20 after a long battle with cancer in Florida. He was 63. Hill’s life and legacy will be celebrated next Friday at Carpenter’s Funeral Home in Corning.

The ceremony will begin at 1 pm with calling hours from 3 to 6 pm on December 17. Hill managed the Elmira Pioneers, Mansfield Destroyers, and Corning Community College baseball over the span of 20 years in the game.

Hill also served his community as a professor of physical education at Corning Community College for years. The Edison High School graduate left a mark on every person he touched and taught during his career. A full obituary can be found at Carpenter’s Funeral Home:

18 Sports extends its heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the Hill family during this difficult time.

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