1992

Dick Bartell
Dick Bartell
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
Dominic DiMaggio
Dominic DiMaggio
Born in San Francisco, where he played at Galileo High School, Dominic DiMaggio was signed by the Seals in 1937. He joined the Boston Red Sox in 1940, where he played 11 seasons, which were interrupted by three years of military service. He was an outstanding outfielder with great arm and a lifetime BA of .298.
Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.
Plaque location: BASHOF
Peggy Fleming Jenkins
Peggy Fleming
Born in San Jose, Peggy Fleming won the first of five U.S. Figure Skating titles in 1964, at age 15. In 1968 , at age18, she won the U.S. title at the Berkeley Ice Rink. Winner of three Figure Skating World Championships— in 1966, '67 and '68—she was the only U.S. gold medal winner in the 1968 Winter Olympics at Grenoble.
Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.
Plaque location: Saint Francis Hospital, Center for Sports Medicine
Jim Plunkett
Jim Plunkett
Jim Plunkett led Stanford to its 1970 Rose Bowl victory. A unanimous All-American and Heisman Trophy Winner, he was the first player selected in the 1971 NFL draft. The 1971 NFL Rookie of the Year with the New England Patriots, he was traded to 49ers in 1976. Plunkett later joined the Raiders as a free agent and led them to two Super Bowls. He was voted MVP Super Bowl XV.
Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.
Plaque location: Stanford University
Cornelius "Dutch" Warmerdam
Dutch Warmerdam
Dutch Warmerdam began vaulting for the San Francsico Olympic Club in 1939. On April 13, 1940, at the University of California Edwards Field, he became the first man to vault 15 feet using a bamboo pole. He cleared 15 feet 3/4 inches on May 23, 1943, at the Modesto Relays and 15 feet 8 1/2 inches indoors at the Chicago Relays on March 20, 1943— a record that stood for 16 years.
Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.
Plaque location: The Olympic Club
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