The Passing of Frank Robinson

The Passing of Frank Robinson

The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame (BASHOF) is saddened to hear of the passing of a sports legend and 1983 BASHOF Inductee – Frank Robinson on February 7, 2019.

The Passing of Peter Magowan

The Passing of Peter Magowan

The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame (BASHOF) is saddened to hear of the passing of BASHOF 2016 Inductee –  Peter Magowan on January 27th, 2019. Some of Mr. Magowan's accomplishments that significantly impacted sports in the Bay Area include: In 1992 led a group of Bay...

Kevin O’Brien, President/CEO of BASHOF is retiring

Kevin O'Brien, the President and CEO of the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame (BASHOF), who for the past six years has led the transformation of BASHOF from a small non-profit to a robust Bay Area organization, will retire from his position at the end of his contract,...

The Passing of Willie McCovey

The Passing of Willie McCovey

The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame (BASHOF) is saddened to hear of the passing of a sports legend and BASHOF 1987 Inductee – Willie “STRETCH” McCovey on October 31, 2018. McCovey played 19 years for the SF Giants and significant accomplishments of his career include: 6...

Dwight Clark Day

Dwight Clark Day

October 2017 The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame (BASHOF) notes that the San Francisco 49ers honored one of our 2011 Inductees, Dwight Clark on Sunday, October 22, 2017. The 49ers held “Dwight Clark Day” on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Levi’s Stadium. In the words of...

The Passing of Y.A. Tittle

The Passing of Y.A. Tittle

October 2017 The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame mourns the loss of Y.A. Tittle, one of the great quarterbacks in the history of the San Francisco 49ers, and a 1988 BASHOF Hall of Fame Inductee. Y.A. Tittle, the 1971 Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback, died on October...

New BASHOF Board Members – August, 2017

New BASHOF Board Members – August, 2017

New BASHOF Board Members The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to announce several new Board members: James Wunderman – President/CEO of the Bay Area Council of San Francisco Mark Russo – Founder/Vintner Black Bottle Winery John Gumas – President Gumas...

The Passing of Sandy Tatum

The Passing of Sandy Tatum

June 2017 With sadness at the recent passing of Frank “Sandy” Tatum, the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame remembers one of the greats in the world of golf, and  a 2011 BASHOF Hall of Fame Inductee. Frank “Sandy” Tatum, a former U.S. Golf Association president, known for...