Art “Tappy”Larson

2017 Event Program and DVD

 Thank you so much for your support!!

You can download the 2017 Event Program right here!

The San Leandro Sports Foundation is now selling a video of the 2017 Induction Ceremony.

The video was produced by professional videographer, and San Leandro resident, Dave Pullman, and documents all 17 inductee’s activities at both the Induction Ceremony and the Wall of Fame.

The DVD is only $40.00. A portion of the proceeds will go to support SLUSD health and fitness programs.

Memorialize your achievement for future generations.

If you are interested in owning this once is a lifetime production, to order yours today, please call or email.

Contact: Martin Capron

San Leandro Sports Foundation

151 Callan Ave., Suite 200

San Leandro, CA 94577


The San Leandro Sports Foundation is a 501(c )(3) non-profit organization. The Hall of Fame event is a fundraiser for athletic/sports programs in San Leandro Schools.


HOF Sponsorship Opportunity

We are seeking local individuals and/or businesses to underwriter this marquee event. Your help is greatly appreciated.

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Become a valued  San Leandro Sports Foundation’s Sports Hall of Fame Award Ceremony Underwriter Today!


Class of 2017

Due to an abundance of super qualified nominees for the class of 2017, the SLSF’S Sports Hall of Fame is now accepting nomination for the Class of 2018




SLSF’S Sports Hall of Fame – Nomination Process

Criteria for Nomination and Selection of the Induction Class of 2018

San Leandro has a rich tradition of sports. The SLSF Hall of Fame is organized as a way of maintaining the rich heritage and tradition of the successful athletes and athletic programs in the City of San Leandro. San Leandro has an abundance of individuals who have made extraordinary contributions and superb accomplishments in the world of sports. The SLSF’S Sports Hall of Fame seeks to honors these individuals and their accomplishments. In order to maintain the integrity of the SLSF Hall of Fame, nominees must exemplify the highest standards of sportsmanship, ethical conduct, and moral character. All candidates will be judged on their significant and/or long term contributions to athletic endeavors. In addition, as much as possible, acknowledged leadership in his/her chosen field or community, state, and national presence will be considered. All entries must be submitted on the official SLSF Athletic Hall of Fame Nomination forms.  Nomination forms are available by download on

Click here to download 2018 Nomination Form

The San Leandro Sports foundation (SLSF) supports  sports and health and fitness programs in the San Leandro Unified School District.  

 The San Leandro Sports Hall of Fame: Our  goal is to make this an annual event recognizing athletes of all sports who began their journey through San Leandro schools. This is an ambitious project and thank you for your help!

2016 City Wide Youth Track Meet- Sign-up Today!

tn_Running Kid imagesThe San Leandro Sports Foundation is busy preparing for the big Citywide Youth Track and Field meet on May 7th, 2016. The meet starts at 4:00 pm sharp ( warm-up begin at 3:30) and the meet will end approximately 7:00 pm. Last year, our second year back after a 15 year hiatus, more then 300 of our elementary and middle school children participated. We expect an even bigger turn out this time.

Download your forms: Sign-Up Form, Rules for Schools, Schedule of Events

Volunteer  Sign-Up Sheet Youth Track and Field Meet

Don’t miss out this year! Get your School involved. Call us we’ll tell you how.

2014 – The Citywide Track Meet is Back!

Ready Set Go! For Health and Fitness

Ready Set Go!
For Health and Fitness

Wow! To say our first Citywide Track and Field Festival in 20 years was exciting is an understatement. We had over 300 wild and crazy kids ready to run, jump and play, and that they did.

From the opening ceremony – a spectacular guitar version of the National Anthem by Thomas De Bourbon and Jackson Felton – to the final “everyone on the track for a victory lap” things just kept happening.

It was a cold, windy day and I would like to say that everything went as planned… Every race was run, every runner run and the field event was full, and the meet ended on time. 

Of course, we had our challenges. However, all the parents, coaches and volunteers were great! They kept their cool and maintain patience in the mist of a whirlwind of activity. Some real heroes emerged through the fog of chaos. For instance, our roving M.C., Danny Paiva, continued a steady stream of fresh race results even while being bombarded by demands from every direction. At the finish line Rich Fishbaugh and Mike Bolar furiously recorded times and places while hunched over a wind swept table; Gary Jean courageously manned his post as Captain of the Clerks even as herds of 3rd and 4th graders stormed his position; and who could ever forget the sight of the legendary Jerry Engler and his yellow Cal cap buried in a swarm of little uniforms as he surveyed the finish line trying to capture exact places. Alas, we will never know what happened to the brave souls at the medals stand. They were last seen being overwhelmed by laughing, smiling, jumping athletes – winners all!

Thanks to our Sponsors  the meet was a financial success. I will suggest that we donate $1000 to each of our participating schools to be use for their athletic programs, and $500 each for the high school teams that were such great help.

There were many more unsung heroes on the day and we thank you ALL for helping bring back the Citywide Tracks and Field meet. WE LOOK FORWARD TO AN EVEN BIGGER AND BETTER 2015 CITYWIDE YOUTH TRACK AND FIELD FESTIVAL.

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The SLHS v. PHS Rematch 2014

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August 23rd, 2014 – The Pacific High School Viking

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August 23rd 2014 – the San Leandro High School Pirates

Legendary San Leandro Golfer and bb player

Far left, not sure, from left Tony Lema, Casey Stengul, Yogi Berra, Chris Cannizaro – the first guy from San Leandro to make the Big Leagues. Thanks to Jon Simonian for this timeless picture.

August 23rd, 2014 – The San Leandro High School Pirates met the Pacific High School Vikings on the field of battle (SLHS) for a rematch of a rivalry game played at Burrell Field in March of in 2012. The game is limited to only those alumni from the Pacific High era.

The 1st rivalry game was the” last game” played at the old Burrell Field the last reminiscent of  Pacific High School. The Stadium was tore down shortly thereafter and replaced with a brand new state-of-the-art stadium thanks to the voters of San Leandro who approved Measure M.

Pacific High School closed in 1986 and yet after all these year passions run deep for the players on both sides in this closely knit town. The Pirates won the first game 18-0 and maintained bragging right – until now. The Viking revenged the lost this year with a 28-0 victory. The series is now tied 1 all and there is a call for a rubber match. Maybe.

San Leandro’s Andre McBride Honored

Andre McBride at 2012 State meet (far left).

Andre McBride at 2012 State meet (far left).

April 16, 2014 – Andre McBride, Washington States Track and Field- McBridge, a sophomore out of San Leandro High School, was named the Pac-12  male track athlete of the week after he ran lifetime best times in the 200 and 100 meters on Saturday at the Jim Click Shootout in Tuscon, Arizona. McBride’s 100 meter time was a wind aided 10/42 and his 200-meter time was 21.01.  McBride placed second in the 2012 CIF State Track and Field Final. He is also the SLHS recordholder in both the 100 and 200 meters races.

Download Forms Here

The San Leandro Sports Foundation (SLSF) is hosting its 4rd annual Citywide Youth Track and Field Meet on Saturday, May 6th at the Pacific Sports Complex/Burrell Field in San Leandro.



Sponsorship opportunities are available

Participation Form

Rules for Schools

Schedule of Events.

If you’d like to volunteer, sign up here…

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