33nd Annual BASHOF Enshrinement Banquet

On March 13, 2012, the 33rd Annual Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame Enshrinement Banquet honored four Bay Area sports legends:

George Archer

George Archer, born in San Francisco and raised in San Mateo, won 12 events on the PGA Tour, including one major championship, the 1969 Masters Tournament.
– Presented by Ken Venturi

Tom Flores

Tom Flores, the first Hispanic quarterback and head coach in the NFL, won two Super Bowl titles as the coach of the Oakland Raiders and is one of only three people in NFL history to have a Super Bowl ring as a player, assistant coach and head coach.
– Presented by Jim Plunkett

Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson, born and raised in Sacramento, was a two-time All Pac-10 Conference player and was named honorable-mention All-American by the Associated Press while at UC Berkeley. His NBA career spanned from 1987–2000 with the Cleveland Cavaliers and with the Phoenix Suns, where he was a three-time NBA All-Star and a five-time All-NBA selection. Kevin is currently the mayor of his hometown of Sacramento.
– Presented by Jerry West

Gene Washington

Gene Washington, former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver, was a three-time All-Pro and four-time Pro Bowl player. At Stanford University, he broke and set a number of reception records and was a two-time First Team All Pac-8.
– Presented by Condoleezza Rice

It was a special evening for the enshrinement class, filled with wonderful memories and presentations made by Ken Venturi (the 1964 U.S. Open Champion), Jim Plunkett (former Stanford and Raiders quarterback), Jerry West (legendary NBA player and executive), Condoleezza Rice (former Secretary of State) and members of the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame.

A record number of people attended this year’s sold-out event, which raised over $230,000 for youth sports programs throughout the Bay Area. Thank you to all of our sponsors, supporters and attendees for making this year’s event such an overwhelming success.