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 (1936-37) and one in 1940 with Detroit. He had a lifetime BA of .284.
Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.
Plaque location: Oakland Coliseum