Bob Skinner

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Inducted in 1976, Bob Skinner was a hard hitting major league outfielder from 1951-1966 and played on two World Series champion teams: the 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates and the 1964 St. Louis Cardinals. A La Jolla High School graduate, he was a National League All-Star in 1958, 1960 and 1962. He […]

Maureen Connolly

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Inducted in 1956. Maureen Connolly Brinker, nicknamed “Little Mo” because her unerring back court artillery rivaled that of the battleship Missouri (”Big Mo”), was the first woman to win the Grand Slam of tennis, sweeping the Australian, French, Wimbledon, and U.S. Singles titles in 1953. That year she won ten […]

Florence Chambers

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Inducted in 1970. Florence Chambers Newkirk was one of San Diego’s first champion swimmers, finishing fourth in the 100 meter freestyle at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris when she was just sixteen years old. She began swimming in 1917 because of a back injury she suffered when she was […]

Graig Nettles

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Inducted in 1991, Graig Nettles who played baseball and basketball at San Diego High and San Diego State, combined power and outstanding defense in a twenty-two year career as a third baseman for six major league teams. A New York Yankee in 1973-1983, he was only the sixth captain in […]

Marshall Faulk

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Marshall Faulk is back in San Diego now that he is retired from a NFL career that will land him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and has him working as an analyst for NFL Network. But as Faulk enters the Breitbard Hall of Fame, the truth is he […]

Volney Peters

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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 […]

Buzzie Bavasi

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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 […]