Wright On: Correa, ‘Father of Hilo Baseball,’ deserves tribute

  • KEVIN JAKAHI/Tribune-Herald Jimmy Correa, second from left, stands with his son Andy Correa, left, grandson Kainoa Correa, son Tom Correa, and grandson Bryan Arbles in a 2006 photo at Waiakea's baseball field.

If you just moved here, it’s possible you don’t know about Jimmy Correa’s legacy in Hilo baseball, but you would be hard pressed to find anyone, at any level, who has participated for any amount of time — from Little League through college baseball here — who doesn’t know about his lasting imprint on the game.