Tom Meschery is an All-American success story. Born in China in 1938, he came to the U.S. with his parents after WW II. He was an All-American at Lowell High School, San Francisco, and St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA, and an NBA Star for ten seasons, noted as one of the toughest players in the NBA. His jersey number has been retired by both St. Mary’s and Golden State Warriors.

Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 2003.

Plaque location: SFO Gate 88