Ray Boone

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Inducted in 1973, Ray “Ike” Boone was a slugging infielder in the major leagues from 1948 to 1960. Initially a shortstop with the Cleveland Indians, he was a rookie pinch hitter in the 1948 World Series against the Bolston Braves. Traded to Detroit in 1953, he became a two time […]

Randy Jones

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Inducted in 1996, Randy Jones, a fast working left hander with an outstanding sinker and pinpoint control, wsa the first San Diego Padres pitcher to win the Cy Young Award. An All-American at Chapman College, he went 20-12 with a National League leading 2.24 earned run average in 1975. In […]

Gavy Cravath

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Inducted in 1985, Clifford “Gavy” Cravath was the home run king of the “dead ball” era. Born in Escondido in 1885, “Cactus” joined the Boston Red Sox in 1908 and the Philadelphia Phillies in 1912-1920, managing the club for the last two years. He was the first San Diego County […]

Breitbard Hall of Fame

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The highest honor for any San Diego athlete is induction into the Breitbard Hall of Fame. The Breitbard Hall of Fame, established in 1953 by Robert Breitbard, honors athletes who have excelled athletically in San Diego or who are native San Diegans.  The Christopher Paluso designed Hall of Fame plaques […]

Breitbard Hall of Fame Class of 2008

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The 2008 Viejas Salute to the Champions dinner is Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at the Town and Country Hotel. The dinner includes the induction of the Breitbard Hall of Fame Class of 2008. Ticket and reservation information will be released in the near future and invitations mailed in January. To […]

Sheriff’s Champions Camp

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The San Diego Sheriff’s Champions Camp is a two-day camp, held at the San Diego Hall of Champions (SDHOC), in partnership with the San Diego Sheriff’s Department. The camp serves 75 at-risk children throughout the SDSD’s service area and the focus of the camp is to build the character and self-esteem […]

Walton Tops List of Fab 50 Hoop Stars

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By Steve Brand Helix High’s Bill Walton, La Jolla Country Day’s Candice Wiggins and San Diego High’s Charde Houston topped the list of the Fab 50 basketball players as the San Diego Hall of Champions celebrates the 50th anniversary of the CIF San Diego Section Additionally, 50 of the top Olympic […]