Sunday, June 9, 2013
June 3-9, 2013 Hall of Famers who attended high school in the East Bay
A. Willie Stargell
FCR - Rick Zucker, St. Louis, MO
A. Dennis Eckersley
FCR - John Van Cleve, New York, NY
A. Harry Hooper
FCR - Dave Raglin, McLean, VA
Twint: He is credited with quintupling the salaries of major league umpires.
Twint: When he attended law school at Villanova, he helped defray his expenses by coaching the freshman football team.
Twint: He overplayed his hand when major league baseball accepted his mass resignation offer.
Twint: He was the Executive Director of the National Association of Basketball Referees (NABR).
Twint: He left NABR to head the Major League Umpires Association in 1978.
A. Richie Phillips http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/2013/06/04/richie-phillips-dies-at-72-led-umpires-nba-refs/2388541/ (No mention of it by MLB)
FCR - David Krassin, New York, NY
Q. Man of steal
A. Rickey Henderson
FCR - Alan Work, White Plains, NY
A. Chick Hafey
FCR - Frank Workman, Lake Forest Park, WA
A. Lefty Gomez
FCR - Michael Frank, New York, NY
Q. Little Joe
A. Joe Morgan
FCR - John Burbridge, Elon, NC
A. Ernie Lombardi
FCR - Blake Sherry, Dublin, OH
A. Frank Robinson
FCR - Mark DeLodovico, Rockville, MD
WEEKLY THEME – Hall of Famers who attended high school in the East Bay.
Eckersley Washington Union HS Fremont
Gomez Richmond HS Richmond
Hafey Berkeley HS Berkeley
Henderson Technical HS Oakland
Hooper St. Mary’s HS Moraga
Lombardi McClymonds HS Oakland
Morgan Castlemont HS Oakland
Robinson McClymonds HS Oakland
Stargell Encinal HS Alameda
Randy Johnson will no doubt be eligible join this list in 2015. He attended Livermore HS.
First Correct Respondent to Identify Theme – Joe Merrill, Brunswick, ME (after the Hooper Q.)
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