Buzzie Bavasi


Inducted in 2007, Buzzie Bavasi helped bring Major League Baseball to San Diego when the National League awarded the city a franchise in the 1969 season with Bavasi the president and part-owner. He served the Padres as president from 1969 to 1977 and remained a San Diego resident with a home in La Jolla. Bavasi was inducted into the Padres Hall of Fame in 2001.

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Volney Peters

Inducted in 2006, Volney Peters, a 1947 Hoover High graduate, was one of the first great linemen from a San Diego high school to go on and earn national acclaim in college and later play pro football in the National Football League. He set a USC career record for minutes […]