• 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 Associated Press 1951 All-American team and the All-Pro teams of 1952 and 1953 Hugh led the NFL rushers in his rookie season. In his first three years with the 49ers, he averaged 6.2 yards per carry, the best in the league. He gained 11,239 yards as a professional. He set the 49er record for the three longest runs from scrimmage of 89, 86 and 82 yards and the longest punt return of 94 yards.

Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1982.

Plaque location: Candlestick Park