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

​​the cover of the June 1980 issue of Track & Field News as the "New Sprint King." Only one other individual from Pasadena, Charles Paddock (PHS alumni - 1918) was ever crowned the world fastest. 


To say that he was favorite for the 1980 Olympics (U.S. Boycotted) is an understatement.


Between 1978 - 1981 Mr. Sanford was ranked among the best in the USA and the world in both the 100m and 200m sprint events. In 1981, he tied the world record for the 50m indoor, a record that would take 20 years to break.


Unbroken stadium, meet and/or school records across the United States is representative of Mr. Sanford's impact on the sport of track and field. His records at Pasadena High School and USC are nearly 40 years old.  Mr. Sanford continues to be ranked among many collegiate and world ranking "All Time List" however, Olympian Carl Lewis probably gives the most accurate assessmant of Mr. Sanford's talent when he was quoted as saying, "No one ever compared me to Jesse Owens until I beat James Sanford..." which happened only once.


In 2004, Mr. Sanford was inducted into the Pasadena Sports Hall of Fame, Inc.

Honors

1977

State Champ 400 Yards

1979 

IAAF

World Cup Champion

100m USA Outdoor Champion PAC-10 Champion

​100 & 200m

In 1977, James Sanford lead Pasadena High School to its second state championship, winning 4 out of 5 races, a record that would last 30 years.


In 1979, while still a student at USC, he was the No. 1 Sprinter (100m) in the world, securing the IAAF World Cup Championship; the USA Outdoor Championship, and the PAC-10 Championship. Mr. Sanford appeared on

PASHOF INDUCTEE

James Sanford

James Sanford