Vida Blue

Vida Blue

Vida Blue began his career in 1971 with the Oakland A’s and, as a rookie, won the Cy Young and MVP Awards with a 24-8 record and 1.82 ERA. He started in the All-Star Game that year with credit for the American League’s win. In 1973, he won 20 games; in 1975, 22. In...read more
Lee Evans

Lee Evans

Lee Evans attended Overfelt High School in San Jose. At San Jose State, he was a member of the school’s NCAA 1969 Championship Team. He set a record for 43.86 for 400 meters in 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, which stood for 20 years. He won another gold medal for...read more
Curt Flood

Curt Flood

As a youngster, Curt Flood starred on the baseball fields of Oakland, Alameda and San Francisco. He was originally signed by Cincinnati and traded to the St. Louis Cardinals in 1957. He earned seven Gold Glove Awards from 1963-1969 and batted .300 or better in six...read more
Eddie Joost

Eddie Joost

A native of San Francisco, Eddie Joost starred in baseball at Mission High School, was signed by the Mission Reds of the Pacific Coast League in 1933 and sold to the Cincinnati Redlegs in 1936. He played in the major leagues 17 seasons and held the MLB record of 225...read more