Harry Heilmann

Harry Heilmann

A native San Franciscan, Harry Heilmann attended Sacred Heart High School, and, at the age of 18, joined the Detroit Tigers. A star from the start, he played in the major leagues 13 seasons with time out for military service in World War I. He led the majors in...read more
K.C. Jones

K.C. Jones

A graduate of San Francisco’s Commerce High School, K.C. Jones was a member of the 1954-5 and 1955-6 University of San Francisco NCAA basketball champions. K.C. Jones is credited with revolutionizing the concept of defense in college basketball. Selected to the...read more
Jim Otto

Jim Otto

A member of the original Oakland Raiders, Jim Otto was the team’s staring center for 307 consecutive professional football games, which established the NFL record for most consecutive games with a club. Perennial team captain, he twice won the Raider’s Gorman...read more
Fletcher “Joe the Jet” Joe Perry

Fletcher “Joe the Jet” Joe Perry

One of football’s greatest runners, Joe Perry was one of the National Football Leagues’ original 1,000 yard rushers in a 12 game season. Nicknamed “The Jet” because of his extraordinary quick start, he led the 49ers in rushing seven years in a row and...read more
Don Schollander

Don Schollander

A graduate of Santa Clara High School and a member of the 1964 Olympic team, Don Schollander was the first swimmer to win four gold medals. He added a fifth gold medal in the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. Winner of the 100 and 200-meter freestyle, he also swam a leg...read more