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Encyclopedia > Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame

The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame honors sports figures who have made a significant impact in the San Francisco Bay Area. The organization is a section 501(c)(3) non-profit, that was created by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce in 1979. USGS satellite photo of the San Francisco Bay Area. ... A non-profit organization (often called non-profit org or simply non-profit or not-for-profit) can be seen as an organization that doesnt have a goal to make a profit. ...


Honoring Sports Legends to Benefit Youth Sports Programs Today

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Maximilian Adelbert Madcap Maxie Baer Cussen (February 11, 1909 – November 21, 1959) was a famous jewish-American boxer of the 1930s, onetime Heavyweight Champion of the World, and actor. ... Rick Barry (with a basket) as a player of the Golden State Warriors Richard Francis Dennis Barry III (born March 28, 1944 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA) is a former professional basketball player, remembered for his sharpshooting, his excellent passing, his tenacious and quarrelsome spirit and his odd-looking but... Matthew (Matt) Nicholas Biondi (born October 8, 1965) is an American former swimmer. ... George Frederick Blanda (b. ... Vida Rochelle Blue Jr. ... Categories: Pages needing attention | Sportspeople stubs | American football players ... Orlando Cepeda (born September 17, 1937) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman and right-handed batter who played with the San Francisco Giants (1958-66), St. ... This is the article about the baseball player. ... Dominic Paul Dom DiMaggio (born February 12, 1917 in San Francisco, California) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played his entire career for the Boston Red Sox (1940-42, 1946-53). ... Joseph Paul DiMaggio, born Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio, Jr. ... Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954 in Oakland, California), nicknamed Eck, was a Major League Baseball player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 (his first year of eligibility). ... John Albert Elway, Jr. ... Roland Fingers giving his trademark handlebar moustache a twirl. ... Daniel Francis Fouts (born June 10, 1951 in San Francisco, California) was an American football quarterback in the National Football League for the San Diego Chargers from 1973 through 1987. ... James Augustus Catfish Hunter (April 8, 1946 – September 9, 1999) was a prolific Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher between 1965 and 1979. ... Reginald Martinez Reggie Jackson (born May 18, 1946), nicknamed Mr. ... William Bruce Jenner (born October 28, 1949 in Mount Kisco, New York) is a U.S. track athlete. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... John Earl Madden (born April 10, 1936) is a former National Football League player, head coach, and a Pro Football Hall-of-Famer. ... Juan Antonio Marichal Sánchez (born October 20, 1937 in Laguna Verde, Dominican Republic) was a Major League Baseball starting pitcher known for his high leg kick, dominating stuff and intimidation tactics, which included aiming pitches directly at the opposing batters helmets. ... Alfred Manuel Billy Martin, (May 16, 1928 – December 25, 1989), a former Major League Baseball player and manager, was manager of the New York Yankees five different times and won two league championships and one World Series as their manager. ... Robert Bruce Mathias (November 17, 1930 - September 2, 2006) was an American decathlete, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and United States Congressman. ... Willie Howard Mays Jr. ... Willie Lee McCovey (born January 10, 1938 in Mobile, Alabama), nicknamed Big Mac and Stretch, is a former slugger and first baseman who played Major League Baseball for the San Francisco Giants, San Diego Padres and Oakland Athletics between 1959 and 1980. ... John Patrick McEnroe, Jr. ... // Johnny Miller (born April 29, 1947) is an American former PGA Tour golfer who was born in San Francisco, California. ... For the U.S. town, see Joe, Montana. ... Pablo Morales (born 5 December 1964 in Chicago) was an Olympic swimmer for the United States. ... 1967 Topps pinup #25 Joseph Leonard Morgan (born September 19, 1943 in Bonham, Texas) is a former Major League Baseball second baseman, considered by many to be among the greatest to have played the position. ... Chris Mullin could be Chris Mullin the basketball player Chris Mullin the politician in England This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Francis Joseph Lefty ODoul (March 4, 1897 - December 7, 1969) was an American Major League Baseball player who went on to become an extraordinarily successful manager in the minor leagues, and also a vital figure in the establishment of professional baseball in Japan. ... James Edwin Otto (born January 5, 1938 in Wausau, Wisconsin) was an American football center for the Oakland Raiders of the American Football League. ... Joe Perry (football player) Joe Perry (musician) Joe Perry (snooker player) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Jim Plunkett on the February 15, 1971 cover of Sports Illustrated James W. Jim Plunkett (born December 5, 1947 in San Jose, California) is a retired American football player. ... Jerry Lee Rice (born October 13, 1962 in Crawford, Mississippi) is a former football wide receiver in the NFL. Rice is widely regarded as the greatest wide receiver in NFL history, consistently showing exceptional performance and strong work ethic on and off of the field. ... Frank Robinson (born August 31, 1935 in Beaumont, Texas), is a Hall of Fame former Major League Baseball player. ... William Felton Russell (born February 12, 1934 in Monroe, Louisiana) is a former American basketball player, remembered for his central role in the Boston Celtics dynasty that won eleven NBA championships in thirteen seasons. ... Summer Elisabeth Sanders (born October 13, 1972 in Roseville, California) is a sports broadcaster, actress, and former Olympic medalist in swimming. ... Arthur Art Shell (born November 26, 1946 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA) is a former American football player in the National Football League (NFL) and two-time former head coach of the Oakland Raiders. ... William Lee Shoemaker, (August 19, 1931 - October 12, 2003) was an American jockey. ... Tommie Smith (born June 5, 1944) is a former American athlete, winner of the 200 m run at the 1968 Summer Olympics. ... Image:SpitzMedals8x10CU.jpg Mark Spitz promo sports poster Mark Andrew Spitz (born February 10, 1950) is an American swimmer. ... Kenny The Snake Stabler (born December 25, 1945) is a former National Football League quarterback who played quarterback at the University of Alabama and for the Oakland Raiders (1970-1979); and for the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints (1980-1984). ... Wilver Dornel Willie Stargell (March 6, 1940 – April 9, 2001), nicknamed Pops in the later years of his career, was a professional baseball player who played his entire Major League career (1962-1982) with the Pittsburgh Pirates as an outfielder and first baseman. ... Dave Stewart is the name of several famous people: David A. Stewart, a member of the 1980s band Eurythmics Dave Stewart (musician), a keyboardist with various progressive rock ensembles Dave Stewart (drummer), with Fish (singer), Camel (band) and other progressive rock acts Dave Stewart (guitarist), guitarist who has worked with... Lynn Curtis Swann (b. ... Nathaniel Nate Thurmond (born July 25, 1941, in Akron, Ohio) is rated by many one of the best defensive centers ever to play pro basketball, feared and praised by legends including Bob Pettit, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Wilt Chamberlain. ... Yelberton Abraham Tittle (October 24, 1926, Marshall, Texas) is a former American Football quarterback who played for the Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers, and the New York Giants. ... Eugene Thurman Upshaw Jr. ... Ken Venturi (born 1931 in San Francisco, California) was a prominent PGA Tour professional during the late 1950s and early 1960s. ... Bill Walsh (born November 30, 1931) is a former American football head coach of the San Francisco 49ers and Stanford University. ... There are at least four notable people called Tom Watson Tom Watson, the golfer Tom Watson, manager of Liverpool F.C. from 1896 to 1915 Tom Watson, the British politician Thomas E. Watson, the American Populist leader This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages... Kristi Yamaguchi Kristi Tsuya Yamaguchi (born July 12, 1971) is an American figure skater. ... Jon Steven Young (born October 11, 1961 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA), is a former quarterback for the National Football Leagues San Francisco 49ers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the Los Angeles Express of the short-lived United States Football League. ...

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