Guess Who This Is

104 Persons in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame:

Location:
Plaques all around the Bay Area
201 Spear Street #1150
San Francisco, CA 94105
Web Site:
Years Active:
from 1980 to present

Al Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Allen Davis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Owner and general manager of teams Oakland Raiders, Los Angeles Raidersfrom 1972 to 2011. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2010. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2014. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1992.

Art Shell

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Shell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Oakland Raiders. As a coach, team Los Angeles Raiders. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1998. College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1989. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011. CIAA Hall of Fame 2006.

Barry Bonds

Real/Birth Name:
Barry Lamar Bonds
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants. Controversy over alleged steroid usage - indicted. Charged with lying to a federal agent. Guilty of obstruction of justice, mistrial on other counts. Set a record 762 home runs, 73 in a single season. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Hank Aaron Award 2001. Hank Aaron Award 2002. Hank Aaron Award 2004. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2015.

Bill Walsh

Real/Birth Name:
William Ernest Walsh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach teams Stanford University, San Francisco 49ers. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1994. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Paul Brown Trophy 1989. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 2008. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2003.

Billie Jean King

Real/Birth Name:
Billie Jean Moffitt
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
75, 25 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 39 Grand Slam titles, including 12 singles, 16 women's doubles, and 11 mixed doubles titles. Played Bobby Riggs and won in a demonstration match called "The Battle of the Sexes" in 1973. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1987. California Hall of Fame 2006. California Sports Hall of Fame 2010. National Women's Hall of Fame 1990. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2009. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2009. National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame 2013. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004. Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 1999. Southern California Tennis Association Hall of Fame 2011. Arthur Ashe Courage Award 1999. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1972.

Billy Martin

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Manuel Martin Jr.
Also Known As:
Alfred Manuel Pesano
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Aggressive manager of the team New York Yankees. Name Billy from his grandmother calling him "Bello" in Italian. Name changed by his mother. Died in a car accident - he was a passenger. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1991. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1986. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Babe Ruth Award 1953.

Bob Mathias

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Bruce Mathias
Nickname(s):
Bob
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

US Representative from California 1967-1975. Olympic Gold Medal, in the decathlon two consecutive times. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1981. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1989. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame. National High School Hall of Fame 1989. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1995. James E. Sullivan Award 1948.

Bob St. Clair

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Bruce St. Clair
Nickname(s):
The Geek
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. Height 6' 9". Teams University of San Francisco, San Francisco 49ers. Mayor of Daly City, California, 1958 to 1964, while still an active player. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1991. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990. West Coast Conference Hall of Honor 2010.

Brandi Chastain

Real/Birth Name:
Brandi Denise Chastain
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

US national soccer team player. After the team won in 1996, she ripped off her shirt. Pro soccer player. Olympic Gold Medal 1996. West Coast Conference Hall of Honor 2010. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2018.

Brian Boitano

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Anthony Boitano
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1988 Olympic champion, 1986 & 1988 World Champion, and 1985-1988 US National Champion in figure skating. United States Skating Hall of Fame 1996. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1996. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2010. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2008. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Caitlyn Jenner

Real/Birth Name:
William Bruce Jenner
Also Known As:
Bruce Jenner
Caitlyn Marie Jenner
Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

was father of
was father of
was father of
husband of
Older than Kris Jenner by 5 years.
was father of
husband of
Older than Linda Thompson by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Became a female in 2015 Official name change (to Caitlyn Marie Jenner) and gender change in September 2015. As a male, Olympic Gold Medal 1972 and Olympic Gold Medal 1976 in the decathlon event. Motivational speaker. Has a problem with dyslexia. Movie Can't Stop the Music. TV series CHiPs, Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1994. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1986. Connecticut Sports Hall of Fame 1994. Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1982. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1980. Arthur Ashe Courage Award 2015. James E. Sullivan Award 1976.

Catfish Hunter

Real/Birth Name:
James Augustus Hunter
Nickname(s):
Catfish
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died following a fall down the stairs at his home. Suffered from ALS. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1987. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1990. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Cy Young Award 1974.

Chris Mullin

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Paul Mullin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Small forward / shooting guard. Height 6' 7". Teams St. John's University, Golden State Warriors, Indiana Pacers. Head coach St. John's. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2006. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2011. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2011. John R Wooden Award 1985.

Craig Morton

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Craig Morton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams (NFL) Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Denver Broncos. San Jose Sports Hall of Fame. Cal Athletic Hall of Fame 1992. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2009. College Football Hall of Fame 1992. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1986. Denver Broncos Ring of Fame 1988. NFL Player of the Year 1977. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2003.

Curt Flood

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Charles Flood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center field. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Redlegs, Washington Senators. Forced free agency by a suit. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1995. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6162 Delmar Boulevard.

Dan Fouts

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Francis Fouts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro football quarterback, team San Diego Chargers. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1997. California Sports Hall of Fame 2008. San Diego Hall of Champions 1989. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993. Oregon Sports Hall of Fame. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 1993. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1989. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1982. NFL Player of the Year 1979. NFL Player of the Year 1982.

Dave Casper

Real/Birth Name:
David John Casper
Nickname(s):
The Ghost
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tight End. Teams Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers, Minnesota Vikings, Los Angeles Raiders. 5 times Pro Bowl, one time Super Bowl winner. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2009. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2002. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1993. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 2002.

Dennis Eckersley

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Lee Eckersley
Nickname(s):
Eck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Oakland Athletics, St. Louis Cardinals. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2002. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 2004. Cy Young Award 1992. National Baseball Hall of Fame 2004.

Dom DiMaggio

Real/Birth Name:
Dominic Paul DiMaggio
Nickname(s):
the Little Professor
the Prof
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Joe DiMaggio by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Vince DiMaggio by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Center fielder, team Boston Red Sox. Seven times on All-Star team. Served in the military in World War II. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1992.

Don Barksdale

Real/Birth Name:
Donld Argee Barksdale
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 23 days before his 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward / center. Olympic Gold Medal 1948, the first African American on the US Olympic basketball team. Teams UCLA, Oakland Bittners, Oakland Blue n' Gold Atlas, Baltimore Bullets, Boston Celtics. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2012. Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2006. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1987.

Don Budge

Real/Birth Name:
John Donald Budge
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first Grand Slam winner in 1938. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1964. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1982. James E. Sullivan Award 1937.

Don Schollander

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Arthur Schollander
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1964 in 4 events. Olympic Gold Medal 1968 in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1986. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1965. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. James E. Sullivan Award 1964.

Donna de Varona

Real/Birth Name:
Donna Elizabeth DeVarona
Also Known As:
Donna De Varona
Nickname(s):
Liz
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Joanna Kerns by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1964. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1987. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1983. National Women's Hall of Fame 2003. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1987. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1969. Theodore Roosevelt Award 2003.

Eddie LeBaron

Real/Birth Name:
Eddie Wayne LeBaron Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 5'7". Quarterback. Teams Washington Redskins, Calgary Stampeders, Dallas Cowboys. Shortest All-Pro quarterback. Sac-Joaquin Section Hall of Fame 2010. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2004. College Football Hall of Fame 1980. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2002.

Edward DeBartolo Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Edward John DeBartolo Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Owner, team San Francisco 49ers. Developed shopping malls with his father. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2008. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2016.

Ernie Lombardi

Real/Birth Name:
Ernesto Natali Lombardi
Nickname(s):
Schnozz
Lumbago
Bocci
The Cyrano of the Iron Mask
Lom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. Teams Oakland Oaks, Brooklyn Robins, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Braves, New York Giants. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1982. Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 1958. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1986. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Ernie Nevers

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Alonzo Nevers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher, baseball team St. Louis Browns. NFL football teams Duluth Eskimos, Chicago Cardinals as a fulback. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1980. College Football Hall of Fame 1971. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1991. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.

Frankie Albert

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Cullen Albert
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, left-handed. Teams Stanford University, Los Angeles Bulldogs, San Francisco 49ers, Calgary Stampeders. The first college T-formation quarterback in modern football history. In the Navy during World War II. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1981. College Football Hall of Fame 1956. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1992. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.

Fred Biletnikoff

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick S. Biletnikoff
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Oakland Raiders, Montreal Alouettes. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1990. California Sports Hall of Fame 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 1991. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1988. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1995. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2015.

Freddie Apostoli

Real/Birth Name:
Alfredo Apostoli
Also Known As:
Fred Apostoli
Nickname(s):
The Boxing Bellhop
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Middleweight world champion boxer. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1980.

Gaylord Perry

Real/Birth Name:
Gaylord Jackson Perry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Jim Perry by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams San Francisco Giants, Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2009. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1991. San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame 2011. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2000. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1973. Cy Young Award 1972. Cy Young Award 1978. Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame 2012.

Gene Upshaw

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Thurman Upshaw Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football team Oakland Raiders as a guard. Executive director of the NFL Players' Association (union leader for NFL players.) Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1989. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor 1997. Javelina Hall of Fame 1976. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1980. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2000.

George Blanda

Real/Birth Name:
George Frederick Blanda
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football quarterback and placekicker with teams Houston Oilers, Chicago Bears and more. Played professionally for 26 seasons, in 340 games. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1981. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Bert Bell Award 1970. Titans/Oilers Hall of Fame 1999. Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 1998. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2008. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1974.

George Yardley

Real/Birth Name:
George Harry Yardley III
Nickname(s):
Yardbird
Bird
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward/Guard. Teams Stanford University, Fort Wayne Pistons/Detroit Pistons, Syracuse Nationals, Los Angeles Jets. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2001. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2007. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1996.

Gino Marchetti

Real/Birth Name:
Gino John Marchetti
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
91, 16 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end teams University of San Francisco, Dallas Texans, Baltimore Colts. Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor 2000. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1985. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2004.

Hank Luisetti

Real/Birth Name:
Angelo-Giuseppi Luisetti
Nickname(s):
Ange
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward, team Stanford University. Popularized the jump shot. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1980. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2002.

Harris Barton

Real/Birth Name:
Harris Scott Barton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle, center. Teams University of North Carolina, San Francisco 49ers. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2003. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2009. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2018.

Harry Heilmann

Real/Birth Name:
Harry EdwinHeilmann
Nickname(s):
Slug
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56, 25 days before his 57th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right fielder / first baseman. Teams Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1986. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1956. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1952.

Hugh McElhenny

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Edward McElhenny
Nickname(s):
The King
Hurryin' Hugh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89, 14 days before his 90th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams San Francisco 49ers, Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, Detroit Lions. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1982. College Football Hall of Fame 1981. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970. Husky Fever Hall of Fame 1979. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2003. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1963.

Jackie Jensen

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Eugene Jensen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A two-sport collegian. First person to be in the Rose Bowl, World Series and All-Star games. Teams New York Yankees, Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 2000. Cal Athletic Hall of Fame 1986. College Football Hall of Fame 1984.

Jennifer Azzi

Real/Birth Name:
Jennifer Lynn Azzi
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard. Teams Stanford University, Virtus Viterbo, US Valenciennes-Orchies, Arvika Basket, San Jose Lasers, Detroit Shock, Utah Starzz/San Antonio Silver Stars. Coach, team University of San Francisco. Olympic Gold Medal 1996. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Honda Sports Award 1990. Wade Trophy 1990. Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 2009. Naismith College Player of the Year 1990.

Jerry Coleman

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Francis Coleman
Nickname(s):
The Colonel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second baseman. Team New York Yankees. TV show Game of the Week. Babe Ruth Award 1950. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Ford C Frick Award 2005. National Radio Hall of Fame 2007. San Diego Padres Hall of Fame 2001.

Jim Otto

Real/Birth Name:
James Edwin Otto
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80, 19 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Team Oakland Raiders. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1986. California Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1998. University of Miami Ring of Honor 2008.

Jim Plunkett

Real/Birth Name:
James William Plunkett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1970, team Stanford University, as quarterback. Pro football for teams New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1992. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. College Football Hall of Fame 1990. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1989. Maxwell Award 1970. Walter Camp Award 1970. Chic Harley Award 1970. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame. National High School Hall of Fame 2007. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 1997.

Jimmy Johnson (cornerback)

Real/Birth Name:
James Earl Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Rafer Johnson by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Team San Francisco 49ers. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1992. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994.

Joe Cronin

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Edward Cronin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 35 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Teams Pittsburgh Pirates, Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1982. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1956. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2010.

Joe DiMaggio

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Paul Dimaggio
Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio Jr.
Nickname(s):
Joltin' Joe
the Yankee Clipper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Dom DiMaggio by 2 years.
husband of
ex-husband of
Older than Marilyn Monroe by 11 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Vince DiMaggio by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Team New York Yankees. Outfielder. 56 game hitting streak set a record. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1955. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1969. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1977. Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1979. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Joe Kapp

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Robert Kapp
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Qusrterback. College team University of California. Pro teams Calgary Stampeders, BC Lions, Minnesota Vikings, Boston Patriots. Coach, teams University of California, Berkeley, Sacramento Attack. Movies The World's Greatest Athlete, The Longest Yard, Breakheart Pass, Two-Minute Warning, Semi-Tough, The Frisco Kid. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Cal Athletic Hall of Fame 1992. Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1984. College Football Hall of Fame 2004. BC Lions Wall of Fame. BC Sports Hall of Fame 1999.

Joe Montana

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Clifford Montana Jr.
Nickname(s):
Joe Cool
The Comeback Kid
Bird Legs
Golden Joe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quaterback. Teams San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2000. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2010. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bert Bell Award 1989. California Hall of Fame 2012. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1989. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1990. NFL Player of the Year 1987. NFL Player of the Year 1989.

Joe Morgan

Real/Birth Name:
Joe Leonard Morgan
Nickname(s):
Little Joe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Houston Astros, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Oakland Athletics from 1963 to 1984. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1991. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 2006. Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame 1987. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1990. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. International League Hall of Fame 2008.

John Brodie

Real/Birth Name:
John Riley Brodie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Stanford University, San Francisco 49ers. African-American Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame 2010. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1988. College Football Hall of Fame 1986. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.

John Elway

Real/Birth Name:
John Albert Elway Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Stanford University, Denver Broncos. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2003. College Football Hall of Fame 2000. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2004. Denver Broncos Ring of Fame 1999. Sammy Baugh Trophy 1982. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame. NFL Player of the Year 1987. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2009. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1992.

John Henry Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
John Henry Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back, fullback. Teams Calgary Stampeders, San Francisco 49ers, Detroit Lions, Pittsburgh Steelers, Houston Oilers. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1977. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1976. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.

John Madden

Real/Birth Name:
John Earl Madden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team Oakland Raiders. Spokesperson in ads. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1991. California Hall of Fame 2009. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2006. NSMA Hall of Fame 2010.

John McEnroe

Real/Birth Name:
John Patrick McEnroe Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Patrick McEnroe by 7 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Tatum O'Neal by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

World tennis champion, known for brash behavior as a player. Host of a TV talk show. Television commentator for tennis events. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1999. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2005.

John Naber

Real/Birth Name:
John Phillips Naber
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62, 34 days before his 63rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 6".. Olympic Gold Medal 1976 100m backstroke. Olympic Gold Medal 1976 200m backstroke. Olympic Gold Medal 1976 4x100m medley. Olympic Gold Medal 1976 4x200m freestyle. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 2012. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1989. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1982. James E. Sullivan Award 1977. United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Johnny Longden

Real/Birth Name:
John Eric Longden
Nickname(s):
The Pumper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jockey. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1985. National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 1958. Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 1976.

Johnny Miller

Real/Birth Name:
John Laurence Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1998. World Golf Hall of Fame 1998.

Juan Marichal

Real/Birth Name:
Juan Antonio Marichal y Sanchez
Nickname(s):
The Dominican Dandy
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Pitcher who used unusual delivery styles, confusing batters. Team San Francisco Giants. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1983. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1982. San Francisco Giants 2008. San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame 2011.

K.C. Jones

Real/Birth Name:
K.C. Jones
Also Known As:
K. C. Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard. Teams University of San Francisco, Boston Celtics. Coach, teams Brandeis University, San Diego Conquistadors, Capital / Washington Bullets, Boston Celtics, Seattle SuperSonics, New England Blizzard plus assistan coach positions. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1986. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1989. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. West Coast Conference Hall of Honor 2012.

Ken Stabler

Real/Birth Name:
Ken Michael Stabler
Also Known As:
Kenny Stabler
Nickname(s):
the Snake
Kenny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

University of Alabama quarterback. Teams Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers, New Orleans Saints. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Mobile Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2016. Bert Bell Award 1976. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1986. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1974.

Ken Venturi

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Venturi
Nickname(s):
Kenny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer, US Open winner 1964. 35 years with CBS Sports. World Golf Hall of Fame 2013. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1984. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1964. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 161 Waterford Circle; ceremony: 15 May 2004.

Kerri Walsh Jennings

Real/Birth Name:
Kerri Lee Walsh
Also Known As:
Kerri Walsh
Kerri Walsh-Jennings
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Beach volleyball player, with partner Misty May-Treanor. Olympic Gold Medal 2004 and Olympic Gold Medal 2008 and Olympic Gold Medal 2012. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2017.

Kristi Yamaguchi

Real/Birth Name:
Kristine Tsuya Yamaguchi
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won gold at 1992 Winter Olympics in figure skating. Celebrity winner of the sixth season of TV show Dancing with the Stars. Children's book Dream Big, Little Pig. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2004. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2005. United States Skating Hall of Fame 1998. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1998. California Hall of Fame 2015.

Lefty Gomez

Real/Birth Name:
Vernon Louis Gomez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for team New York Yankees from 1930 to 1942. Noted for his wit and his fastball. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1972. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1987.

Lefty O'Doul

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Joseph O'Doul
Nickname(s):
Frank
Lefty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left-handed pitcher, outfielder. Teams San Francisco Seals, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, New York Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Brooklyn Robins. Now called the Dodgers. Record number of hits in a season, 1929. Instrumental in establishment of baseball in Japan, team Tokyo Giants. Restaurant owner in San Francisco. A non-alcoholic beer is named for him. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame 2002.

Leo Nomellini

Real/Birth Name:
Leo Joseph Nomellini
Nickname(s):
The Lion
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive and defensive tackle. Grew up in Chicago. Teams University of Minnesota, San Francisco 49ers. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1985. College Football Hall of Fame 1977. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969.

Lynn Swann

Real/Birth Name:
Lynn Curtis Swann
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

All-American for team University of Southern California and wide receiver for team Pittsburgh Steelers. Football analyst for ABC Sports. College Football Hall of Fame 1993. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001. Republican candidate for 2006 governor of Pennsylvania. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2002. USC Athletic Hall of Fame 2005. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2013. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1993. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1996. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1981.

Mark Spitz

Real/Birth Name:
Mark Andrew Spitz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic swimming champion, won 7 times Olympic Gold Medal 1972. He set 33 world swimming records. He is a motivational speaker. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1977. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1984. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1979. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2007. IU Athletics Hall of Fame 1982. James E. Sullivan Award 1971.

Mary T. Meagher

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Terstegge Meagher
Also Known As:
Mary Terstegge Meagher Plant
Nickname(s):
T
Madam Butterfly
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced Mar. Olympic champion and former world record swimmer. In 1981 she bettered her own existing world records in the 100m and 200m butterfly, which stood as the respective World Records for 18 and 19 years. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2002. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1993. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2009. Cal Athletic Hall of Fame 1992. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1993. Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 1993.

Matt Biondi

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Nicholas Biondi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 7". Olympic Gold Medal 1984. Won Olympic Gold Medal 1988 5 times. Olympic Gold Medal 1992 twice. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Cal Athletic Hall of Fame 1997. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1997. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Max Baer Sr.

Real/Birth Name:
Maximilian Adelbert Baer
Also Known As:
Max Baer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Buddy Baer by 6 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight champion. Heavyweight Champion of the World. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1988.

Nate Thurmond

Real/Birth Name:
Nathaniel Thurmond
Nickname(s):
Nate the Great
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 9 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 11". Power forward/center. Teams Bowling Green University, San Francisco / Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1988. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1985.

O.J. Simpson

Real/Birth Name:
Orenthal James Simpson
Also Known As:
OJ Simpson
O. J. Simpson
Nickname(s):
The Juice
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Nicole Brown Simpson by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1968, team University of Southern California, as halfback. Running back for team Buffalo Bills. Movies The Towering Inferno, Capricorn One, The Cassandra Crossing, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!. Acquitted of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman 1995. Later lost a suit by her family. Arrested September 2007 for armed robbery in Las Vegas. Convicted by jury October 3, 2008 of kidnapping, armed robbery in a hotel room, and conspiracy. Sentenced December 5, 2008 to 15 years in jail. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1985. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1987. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1993. Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame 1980. College Football Hall of Fame 1983. USC Athletic Hall of Fame 1994. Maxwell Award 1968. Walter Camp Award 1967. Walter Camp Award 1968. Bert Bell Award 1973. Chic Harley Award 1968. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1973. NFL Player of the Year 1973. Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame 1991.

Ollie Matson

Real/Birth Name:
Ollie Genoa Matson II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Chicago Cardinals, Los Angeles Rams, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1983. College Football Hall of Fame 1976. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2002.

Orlando Cepeda

Real/Birth Name:
Orlando Manuel Cepeda Pennes
Nickname(s):
Peruchin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First Baseman. Teams San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Atlanta Braves, Oakland Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Royals. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1990. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1999. San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame 2011. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2000. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2014. National League Rookie of the Year Award 1958.

Pappy Waldorf

Real/Birth Name:
Lynn Osbert Waldorf
Nickname(s):
Pappy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. Head Coach. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1987. Cal Athletic Hall of Fame 1987. As a coach, College Football Hall of Fame 1966. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1970.

Peggy Fleming

Real/Birth Name:
Peggy Gail Fleming
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1968. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976. United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1992. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Pete Newell

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Francis Newell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Loyola Marymount University. Teams, as coach University of San Francisco, Michigan State University, University of California. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1984. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2008. FIBA Hall of Fame 2009. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1979. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2002. Henry Iba Award 1960.

Ray Guy

Real/Birth Name:
William Ray Guy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 5 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Punter. Team Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2008. College Football Hall of Fame 2004. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1994. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2014. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2009. National High School Hall of Fame 2004. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 2007.

Reggie Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Martinez Jackson
Nickname(s):
Mr. October
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right field. Teams New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, California Angels, Baltimore Orioles. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1993. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1993. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006. Yankee Stadium Monument Park 2002. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Babe Ruth Award 1977. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Sports fame.

Rick Barry

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Francis Dennis Barry III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Small forward. Height 6' 7". Teams University of Miami, San Francisco Warriors, Oakland Oaks / Washington Caps, New York Nets, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1967. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1994. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1976. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1987. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.

Roger Craig

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Lee Craig
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies. Manager, teams San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2008. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1985.

Roger Craig (football)

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Timothy Craig
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Nebraska, San Francisco 49ers, Los Angeles Raiders, Minnesota Vikings. Quad City Sports Hall of Fame 1987. Davenport Central High School Hall of Honor 1989. IHSAA Football Players’ Hall-of-Fame 2002. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2008. 49ers Hall of Fame 2010. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1988. Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Nebraska Football Hall of Fame 1989. NFL Player of the Year 1988.

Rollie Fingers

Real/Birth Name:
Roland Glen Fingers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for team Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1992. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1993. San Diego Hall of Champions 2000. Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2001. Cy Young Award 1981. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2000. Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor 2014.

Ronnie Lott

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Mandel Lott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football cornerback, free safety and strong safety. Teams University of Southern California, San Francisco 49ers, Los Angeles Raiders, New York Jets, Kansas City Chiefs. College Football Hall of Fame 2002. USC Athletic Hall of Fame 1995. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2000. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009.

Ted Hendricks

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Paul Hendricks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born in Guatemala where his father was working. Linebacker, teams Baltimore Colts, Green Bay Packers, Oakland Raiders, Los Angeles Raiders 1980. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2006. College Football Hall of Fame 1987. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1976. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2003. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1968. Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor 2000. University of Miami Ring of Honor 1997. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. UPI Lineman of the Year 1968.

Tim Brown

Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Donell Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1987, team University of Notre Dame, as wide receiver. Teams Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers. College Football Hall of Fame 2009. Woodrow Wilson High School Hall of Fame 1969. Walter Camp Award 1987. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2015. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 2008. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2013.

Tom Flores

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Raymond Flores
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, teams University of the Pacific, Salinas Packers, Oakland Raiders, Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs. Coach, teams Oakland / Los Angeles Raiders, Seattle Seahawks. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2012.

Tom Watson

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Sturges Watson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Eight major championship wins. World Golf Hall of Fame 1988. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1984.

Tommie Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Tommie C. Smith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sprinter. Olympic Gold Medal 1968. Noted for "black power" salute on the stand. Wide receiver, teams San Jose State University, Cincinnati Bengals. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1999. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2014. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1993. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1978. Arthur Ashe Courage Award 2008.

Vida Blue

Real/Birth Name:
Vida Rochelle Blue Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher for team Oakland Athletics. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1990. San Francisco Giants 2008. San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame 2011. Cy Young Award 1971.

Will Clark

Real/Birth Name:
William Nuschler Clark Jr.
Nickname(s):
Will the Thrill
The Thrill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. Teams San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, Baltimore Orioles, St. Louis Cardinals. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 2008. Mississippi State Sports Hall of Fame 2003. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2006.

Willie Brown

Real/Birth Name:
William Ferdie Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Team Oakland Raiders. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1984. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1985. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1995. Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1993.

Willie Mays

Real/Birth Name:
William Howard Mays Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Say Hey Kid
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Baseball teams New York Giants, San Francisco Giants, New York Mets. Retired with a lifetime batting average of .302 and 660 home runs. California Hall of Fame 2007. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1979. California Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1980. San Francisco Giants 2008. San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame 2011. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1977. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003. Roberto Clemente Award 1971. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. National League Rookie of the Year Award 1951.

Willie McCovey

Real/Birth Name:
Willie Lee McCovey
Nickname(s):
Mac
Big Mac
Stretch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. Team San Francisco Giants. 521 career home runs. Two years probation for tax charges. Pardoned 2017 by president Obama. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1986. Mobile Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1987. San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame 2011. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1984. Hutch Award 1977. National League Rookie of the Year Award 1959.

Willie Shoemaker

Real/Birth Name:
William Lee Shoemaker
Also Known As:
Bill Shoemaker
Nickname(s):
The Shoe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jockey. Height 4' 11", weight 95 pounds. Won 11 Triple Crown races during his career. National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 1958. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2003. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Willie Stargell

Real/Birth Name:
Wilver Dornel Stargell
Also Known As:
Wilver Stargell
Nickname(s):
Pops
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Pittsburgh Pirates. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1988. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Roberto Clemente Award 1974. Babe Ruth Award 1979. Hutch Award 1978. Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1974. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1979.

Y.A. Tittle

Real/Birth Name:
Yelberton Abraham Tittle
Also Known As:
Y. A. Tittle
Nickname(s):
Yat
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Brief Facts:

Quarterback, teams Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants. Movie Any Given Sunday. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1972. LSU Athletic Hall of Fame 1948. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1987. NFL Player of the Year 1962. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1988.
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