J. “Don” Donald Budge

J. “Don” Donald Budge

A tennis great, Don Budge was first to win the great slam in 1938 and was both the Wimbledon and U.S. Champion in 1937. The Number one player of the era, he twice won the national amateur tennis title and three times won top professional honors. He was born and raised...read more
Joseph “Joe” Edward Cronin

Joseph “Joe” Edward Cronin

Pittsburgh Pirates, 1926-27 Washington Senators, 1928-34 Boston Red Sox, 1935-45 A baseball Hall of Famer, Joe Cronin’s major league career spanned 20 years. A perennial all-star, he was named Most Valuable Player in the American League in 1930, at age 24, with...read more
Ernest “Ernie” Natali Lombardi

Ernest “Ernie” Natali Lombardi

Oakland Oaks, 1926 Brooklyn Dodgers, 1931 Cincinnati Redlegs, 1932-41 Boston Braves, 1942 NY Giants, 1943-47 Born and raised in Oakland and one of the most popular players baseball has known, Ernie Lombardi won the 1938 batting title with a .342 average and most...read more
Juan Antonio Sanchez Marichal

Juan Antonio Sanchez Marichal

Tacoma, 1960 San Francisco Giants, 1960-1973 Boston Red Sox, 1974 Los Angeles Dodgers, 1975 An outstanding pitcher, Juan Marichal compiled a 243-142-lifetime record in 16 big league seasons. On June 15, 1963, he pitched a 1-0 no-hitter at Candlestick Park against the...read more
Hugh “King” Edward McElhenny

Hugh “King” Edward McElhenny

University of Washington, 1949-1951 San Francisco 49ers, 1952-1960 Minnesota Vikings, 1961-62 NY Giants, 1963 Detroit Lions, 1964Football Hall of Famer Hugh McElhenny’s career spanned thirteen seasons in the National Football League. He was elected to the...read more