Franklin Road Academy baseball coach George Weicker passed away Sunday at the age of 63.
Weicker, who was also a member of the first Nashville Sounds team in 1978 and a former Vanderbilt baseball coach, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the spring of 2015.
Weicker was inducted into the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame earlier this year to recognize his accomplishments with FRA, who he had coached since 1986. Under Weicker’s guidance FRA captured state championships in 1986, 1988 and 2000.
Weicker attended Davidson College in North Carolina and was chose as the Southern Conference Player-of-the-Year and an All-American his senior year. He is also a member of the Davidson Athletic Hall of Fame.