Year of Induction: 2010
Jimmy Wood will be inducted posthumously to the Miramichi Wall for his achievements in baseball and hockey.
A member of an “iconic” Miramichi sports family, Jimmy was a stalwart with the Douglastown Combines of the Miramichi Valley Baseball League and a member of numerous league, provincial, and Atlantic championship teams.
Jimmy was a standout hockey player, with the Chatham Minor Hockey program, in high school, at St. Thomas University, and most notably, with Newcastle intermediate teams in the 1960s and 70s, including the 1969 Maritime Championship team.
Jimmy was noted as a gifted, skilled hockey player, a quiet leader, a determined and intelligent team player, and a formidable opponent.
He joins his brother Michael as a respected member of the Miramichi Sports Wall of Fame.