Dick Bartell

Dick Bartell

Dick Bartell was raised in Alameda and completed 18 major league seasons with the Pirates, Phillies, Giants, Cubs and Tigers. He was starting shortstop for the NL in the first All-Star Game, in 1933, while with Phillies. He played in three World Series with the Giants...read more
Dominic DiMaggio

Dominic DiMaggio

Born in San Francisco, where he played at Galileo High School, Dominic DiMaggio was signed by the Seals in 1937. He joined the Boston Red Sox in 1940, where he played 11 seasons, which were interrupted by three years of military service. He was an outstanding...read more
Peggy Fleming Jenkins

Peggy Fleming Jenkins

Born in San Jose, Peggy Fleming won the first of five U.S. Figure Skating titles in 1964, at age 15. In 1968 , at age18, she won the U.S. title at the Berkeley Ice Rink. Winner of three Figure Skating World Championships— in 1966, ’67 and ’68—she was the...read more
Jim Plunkett

Jim Plunkett

Jim Plunkett led Stanford to its 1970 Rose Bowl victory. A unanimous All-American and Heisman Trophy Winner, he was the first player selected in the 1971 NFL draft. The 1971 NFL Rookie of the Year with the New England Patriots, he was traded to 49ers in 1976. Plunkett...read more
Cornelius “Dutch” Warmerdam

Cornelius “Dutch” Warmerdam

Dutch Warmerdam began vaulting for the San Francsico Olympic Club in 1939. On April 13, 1940, at the University of California Edwards Field, he became the first man to vault 15 feet using a bamboo pole. He cleared 15 feet 3/4 inches on May 23, 1943, at the Modesto...read more