Raymond Chester

Raymond Chester

Raymond Chester was selected in the first round of the 1970 NFL draft and became an instant star, winning NFL rookie of the year honors after catching 42 passes for 556 yards and seven touchdowns. He also formed a friendship with owner Al Davis which lasted until...read more
Anne Warner Cribbs

Anne Warner Cribbs

The bay area has produced many great Olympic athletes, but if they could all appoint an official ambassador to represent them, Anne warner Cribbs would be the runaway choice. She won a gold medal in the 1960 Rome games as a 15 year-old swimmer, sparking a relationship...read more
Peter Magowan

Peter Magowan

No one person has had a greater impact on the San Francisco Giants baseball franchise than Peter Magowan. Peter, a lifelong baseball fan who grew up in New York City, missed his first day of school ever when his father took him to game one of the 1951 world series...read more
Jeff Kent

Jeff Kent

Jeff Kent’s roots in the bay area are double-tiered. He played on two teams that went to the World Series – the giants in 2002 and Cal in 1988 – and made an impact on both as a power-hitting middle infielder. To acquire Kent, the giants traded popular Matt Williams,...read more
Mitch Richmond

Mitch Richmond

He was the subtle superstar, a basketball player who did what was needed by his team—whether the U.S. Olympic squad, the Golden State Warriors or the Sacramento Kings—rather than what would get him individual acclaim. He wasn’t always overlooked, but it seemed...read more