FRESNO STATE BASEBALL WALL OF FAME AWARDS DINNER
When: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Pardini's
Cost: $50, $25 for children under 12
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Inductees: Dick Doepker (1959), pitcher from Canada beat Washington to clinch Fresno State's first trip to the College World Series in 1959, won two games at '59 CWS, coached at Golden West. ... Adam Pettyjohn (1996-98), pitcher from Exeter had 15 complete games, ranks seventh with 322 career strikeouts; pitched in the major leagues in 2001 and 2008 following comeback from ulcerative colitis in 2002. ... Casey McGehee (2001-03), infielder from Santa Cruz had a 32-game hitting streak, ranks seventh with 249 career hits; made major league debut in 2008 with Cubs, hitting .301 with 16 home runs in first full season with Brewers. ... Larry and Joyce Buss (meritorious service), joined the Dugout Club in 1982 and both have served on its board of directors. ... 1950 Bulldogs team, first of Pete Beiden's championship teams went 29-13 and included seven previously inducted Wall of Famers (Fibber Hirayama, Len Bourdet, Don Barnett, Art Shahzade, Howard Zeniumura, Galen Bowman and Franny Oneto).
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FRESNO ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME DINNER
When: 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Fresno Convention Center
Inductees: Trent Dilfer, Fresno State football (1991-93) and 14-year NFL veteran, including 2001 Super Bowl championship with Ravens. ... Ron Anderson, Fresno State basketball (1983-84), two-time all-conference selection and MVP of 1983 National Invitation Tournament won by Bulldogs. ... Laura Berg, Fresno State softball (1994-95, 1997-98) and four-time U.S. Olympian (three gold medals, one silver), All-America outfielder helped Bulldogs win 1998 national championship. ... Stephen Abas, Fresno State wrestling (1998-99, 2001-02), four-time All-American, two-time world champ and silver medalist at the 2004 Olympics. ... Grant Halstead, pro golfer 1919-27, 12-year head pro at Sunnyside Country Club, and ran Riverside GC 1939-61. ... Tom Goodwin, Central High and then Fresno State baseball (1987-89), 1989 All-American, gold medal-winner in baseball at Seoul Games and finished with 369 steals in 14 big-league seasons ... Michael Mealiffe, All-America swimmer at Fresno High and USC and record-setting Masters competitor. ... Joan Pitcock, Clovis West High graduate and winner of nearly $1.3 million on the LPGA Tour during a 17-season career. ... Marquez Pope, Fresno State football (1988-91), three-time All-Big West selection at safety and played for all four California NFL teams in 10-year career. ... 1983 Fresno State men's basketball team, led by bookend forwards Bernard Thompson and Anderson, beat DePaul 69-60 for the National Invitation Tournament title.