There is no greater area for professional sports heroes and “Hall of Famers” in every major and amateur sport, than the City of Oakland. The following is a sample of major league prominent members of the various “Halls of Fame”. We have begun the process which will showcase Oakland Sports History and amateur and professional sports happenings in and near our city. Please note that we have hall of “famers” in other sports both amateur and professional and halls of fame at each of our local high schools and colleges. The following is just a small sample.
Owner of the Oakland Raiders and a Hall of Famer
Former coach of Raiders and one of the most respected football television commentators, lives in the Bay Area
Seasons: 1960-1974 Year Inducted: 1980
Seasons: 1967-1975 Year Inducted: 1981
Seasons: 1967-1978 Year Inducted: 1984
Seasons: 1967-1982 Year Inducted: 1987
Seasons: 1965-1978 Year Inducted: 1988
Seasons: 1968-1982 Year Inducted: 1989
Seasons: 1975-1983 Year Inducted: 1990
Seasons: 1883-1989 Year Inducted: 1997
Season: 1992 Year Inducted: 1999
Seasons: 1981-1993 Year Inducted: 2000
Seasons: 1991-1992 Year Inducted: 2000
Seasons: 1974-1980, 1984 Year Inducted: 2002
Seasons: 1987-1988 Year Inducted: 2002
Seasons: 1982-1992 Year Inducted: 2003
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS
A legacy with the Warriors Franchise as a player, coach and administrator. Currently.Vice President of the Warriors. He was coach of the 74-75 world Championship team.
One of the greatest players who ever lived made many records at Golden State on his way to the Hall of Fame
This Hall of Fame member was voted one of the 50 greatest players in history.
Barry is among the leaders in every statistical category and is a member of the &ldquoHall&rdquo
Most of his career was with the &ldquoA&rdquos, Mr. October is one of the greatest players of the game and in the Hall of Fame
One of the greatest players of all time and an early Hall of Famer
This member of the Hall of Fame is a current ESPN Sportscaster and lives in the Bay Area. He is an alumnus of California State University, Hayward.
Born in 1954 in Oakland, CA. In his twelve year career, Dennis saved over 400 games, leading his hometown Oakland A&rsquos to the American League West titles and earning both Cy Young and MVP honors in 1992.
The following &ldquoHall of Famers&rdquo played more games with the A&rsquos than any other team: