Deron Johnson

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Deron Johnson, All-Southern California in both football and baseball at San Diego High School, had sixteen years as a player and twelve as a coach in major league baseball until his death from cancer in 1992. A prep All-American in 1955 when San Diego High School won the National High […]

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 […]

August 2015

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SAN DIEGO—(Sept. 2, 2015)—Pitchers  were at the top of the list as the San Diego Padres’ Ian Kennedy and former San Diego State standout Stephen Strasburg  earned August Star of the Month honors as chosen by the San Diego Hall of Champions. Kennedy compiled a glittering 2.30 ERA in five […]