THE PRIDE OF PASADENA, CALIFORNIA


THE JACKIE ROBINSON STATUTE


 DEDICATED  ON NOVEMBER 29, 2017 IN FRONT OF THE ROSE BOWL


GO VISIT!


PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, April 5, 2018




It's that time of year again! 


More kids from the hometown of sports icons such as Jackie Robinson and the Rose Bowl, who have made significant contributions in Athletics will have their sports legacy preserved in the Pasadena Sports Hall of Fame. 


The Pasadena Sport Hall of Fame 2017 – 2018 Class of Inductees also includes individuals and organizations that have sponsored and/or supported youth sports and recreation in Pasadena, California.


The 2017 – 2018 Class of Inductees compliment the Pasadena Sports Hall of Fame’s alumni composed of other kids (and organizations) from Pasadena, California who went on to become champions in CIF-SS, NCAA, NFL (10 Super Bowl Champions), MLB, NBA and the Olympics.  Name it and someone from Pasadena has done it!

 
The 2017 – 2018 Class of Inductees will be welcomed into the Pasadena Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at Brookside Golf Club located in Pasadena , California.  Purchase a ticket by clicking the donate button below and make a donation of $65.00 for an individual ticket or $55.00 per couple.



        

For more information contact:


Shawn M. Millner

Pasadena Sports Hall of Fame, Inc.:

at: smmillner@aol.com.


Go, Pasadena!

THE PRIDE OF PASADENA, CALIFORNIA


THE JACKIE ROBINSON STATUTE


 DEDICATED  ON NOVEMBER 29, 2017 IN FRONT OF THE ROSE BOWL


GO VISIT!


PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, April 5, 2018




It's that time of year again! 


More kids from the hometown of sports icons such as Jackie Robinson and the Rose Bowl, who have made significant contributions in Athletics will have their sports legacy preserved in the Pasadena Sports Hall of Fame. 


The Pasadena Sport Hall of Fame 2017 – 2018 Class of Inductees also includes individuals and organizations that have sponsored and/or supported youth sports and recreation in Pasadena, California.


The 2017 – 2018 Class of Inductees compliment the Pasadena Sports Hall of Fame’s alumni composed of other kids (and organizations) from Pasadena, California who went on to become champions in CIF-SS, NCAA, NFL (10 Super Bowl Champions), MLB, NBA and the Olympics.  Name it and someone from Pasadena has done it!

 
The 2017 – 2018 Class of Inductees will be welcomed into the Pasadena Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at Brookside Golf Club located in Pasadena , California.  Purchase a ticket by clicking the donate button below and make a donation of $65.00 for an individual ticket or $55.00 per couple.



        

For more information contact:


Shawn M. Millner

Pasadena Sports Hall of Fame, Inc.:

at: smmillner@aol.com.


Go, Pasadena!

Pasadena Sports Hall of Fame

Bob exceeded expectations during his rookie season.  He played 20 games earning him a .391  average by seasons end.​​​  His most productive season came in the 1962; in 129 games for the Houston Astros he batted .249 with 114 hits, and scored 38 runs.


Bob's retired from the big leagues after the 1967 season.


​After retiring as a player, Bob Lillis was a scout for the Houston Astros from 1968 to 1970, served as the team's director of minor league instruction in 1972, and a was member of the coaching staff between 1973 and 1982. In 1982, he replaced Bill Virdon as the club's skipper, a job he held for three seasons.


Between 1986 and 1996, Mr. Lillis was  a member of the San Francisco Giants coaching staff.

Honors​​

1948

​Foothill League Player of the Year

All-San Gabriel Valley

All-CIF Southern Section

1982

Houston Astros Manager​

Born in Altadena, California, Bob Lillis was an outstanding shortstop for  Pasadena High School in the late 1940's. ​​​ He earned All-Foothill League, League Player of the Year, and All-CIF and All-Southern California honors. 


After high school, the 5'10 160 lbs. shortstop attended Pasadena City College before settling in at  the University of Southern California.  While he excelled as a Trojan, he  went unpicked during the MLB Draft.


​In 1951, Mr. Lillis was offered a contract as an un-drafted free agent by the Brooklyn Dodgers; his  salary was $11,000 a year.


Bob spent seven years in the minor leagues before the Dodgers called him up; he made his Major League debut on August 17, 1958.

PASHOF TRIBUTE

Bob Lillis

Bob Lillis