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Chris Krug

Chris Krug

Feb 14, 2011 5 Comments ›› Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete,  Pre 1960 Chris first got excited about baseball in 1952 when he participated in his first Little League team in Pedley and was presented with the “Most Outstanding Player” award.  From there Chris went on to: Riverside Pony League in 1953 on the Palm School Team Riverside Pony League Regionals in San Bernardino in 1954 Riverside ...

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Roger Folsom

Roger Folsom

Feb 14, 2011 1 Comment ›› Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete,  Pre 1960 Roger Folsom is a true hometown athlete. He was born and raised in Riverside and attended Grant Elementary, Central Junior High, Riverside Poly High School , and Riverside City ...

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Jim Barnett

Jim Barnett

Feb 14, 2011 Comments Off on Jim Barnett Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete, post-1960 Jim Barnett moved to Riverside in 1954 at the age of ten. His father, Frank, was stationed at March Air Force Base. Jim enjoyed playing all sports while growing up and participated in Riverside ’s Little league, Pony League, and ...

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Tom Hall

Tom Hall

Feb 14, 2011 3 Comments ›› Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete, post-1960 Tom graduated from Chemawa Junior High (1961), Ramona High School (1965), and Riverside City College (1966). Tom was all CIF at Ramona High School ...

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Sam Pecchia

Feb 14, 2011 2 Comments ›› Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Coach Sam Pecchia was born in Nashwauk , Minnesota in 1921 as one of eleven children. He graduated from Nashwauk High School in 1939 having lettered in football, basketball, and baseball all 4 years. In July 2003 he returned to Nashwauk to be the first former athlete to be inducted into The Nashwauk High School Hall ...

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Les Richter

Les Richter

Feb 14, 2011 Comments Off on Les Richter Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Contributor Affectionately known as “Coach”, Les Richter’s name is synonymous with motor racing in Southern California . For 19 years, he guided the Riverside International Raceway to national prominence.  No other landmark, except the Mission Inn, has brought such prominence and recognition to Riverside . Les was born in Fresno , California in 1930.  In high school ...

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