Rollie Fingers

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Inducted in 2000, Rollie Fingers was baseball’s career “saves” leader with 341 saves upon his retirement in 1985. He had a seventeen year career in major league baseball. Fingers broke in to the majors with the Oakland A’s in 1968 and pitched for three World Series champions. He came to […]

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 […]

Mike Stamm

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Inducted in 1978. Mike Stamm set one world record and five American records in the backstroke. Named to the High School All-America Team while competing for Crawford High, he went on to set numerous Big 10 and NCAA records at Indiana University and won one gold and two silver medals […]

Floyd Robinson

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Inducted 2009, Baseball. Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood first took root shortly before World War II in Logan Heights, not far from where PETCO Park stands today. George Robinson owned an auto repair shop at 16th and Imperial and was known as a trusted friend you could see for advice and help. […]

Bob Elliott

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Inducted in 1967, Bob Elliott was selected the National League’s Most Valuable Player in 1947 when he hit .317, drove in 113 runs and clouted 22 home runs as a third baseman for the Boston Braves, whom he joined after eight years with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He hit two homers […]

Don Larsen

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Inducted in 1964, Don Larsen is the only man to pitch a perfect game in the World Series. On October 8, 1956, against an outstanding Brooklyn Dodgers lineup, using a no-windup delivery he had adopted only two weeks earlier, Don threw only 97 pitches. He struck out seven and did […]

Hobbs Adams

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Football, Inducted 1994 A football, baseball, basketball and track star at San Diego High (Class of 1922), he then went to USC, where he captained Howard jones’ first team in 1925. He coached at Monrovia High from 1926-28 and then returned to San Diego High as Cavers head football coach from […]