List of people associated with San Francisco

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The people listed below were all born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with San Francisco, California.

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The following Major League Baseball players were born in San Francisco:

See San Francisco Giants#Baseball Hall of Famers for San Francisco Giants players in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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  • Ed Berry (b. 1963), NFL defensive back for Green Bay Packers and San Diego Chargers[5]
  • Tom Brady (b. 1977), NFL quarterback for New England Patriots and two-time NFL most valuable player[6]
  • Tedy Bruschi (b. 1973), NFL linebacker for New England Patriots[7]
  • Al Cowlings (b. 1947), USC and NFL defensive lineman
  • Chris Darkins (b. 1974), NFL running back for Green Bay Packers[8]
  • Eddie Forrest (1921–2001), NFL offensive lineman for San Francisco 49ers[9]
  • Jason Hill (b. 1985), NFL wide receiver for Jacksonville Jaguars[10]
  • Mike Holmgren (b. 1948), NFL head coach for Green Bay Packers and president of Cleveland Browns[11]
  • James Hundon (b. 1971), NFL player[12]
  • Joe Montana (b. 1956), NFL quarterback for San Francisco 49ers, inductee into Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • John Nisby (b. 1936), NFL guard with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins; one of the first African American players to play for the Washington Redskins[13]
  • Igor Olshansky (b. 1982), NFL defensive end for Dallas Cowboys[14]
  • Jerry Rice (b. 1962), NFL wide receiver for San Francisco 49ers, inductee into Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • O. J. Simpson (b. 1947), NFL running back with Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers (1985); inductee into Pro Football Hall of Fame; previously, City College of San Francisco and USC running back[15]
  • Donald Strickland (b. 1980), current NFL cornerback for the New York Jets[16]
  • Eric Wright (b. 1985), NFL cornerback for Detroit Lions[17]
  • Steve Young (b. 1961), NFL quarterback for San Francisco 49ers, inductee into Pro Football Hall of Fame

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  • Johnny Miller (b. 1947), professional golfer, TV commentator
  • Ken Venturi (1931–2013), professional golfer, TV commentator

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See also List of mayors of San Francisco, California

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  1. Cooke, Jon B. "The Art of Arthur Adams"; reprinted from Comic Book Artist #17, November 15, 2001
  2. George Khoury and Eric Nolen-Weathington. Modern Masters Volume Six: Arthur Adams, 2006, TwoMorrows Publishing.
  3. Kara Kelly Hallmark (2007). Encyclopedia of Asian American Artists. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 29–32. ISBN 978-0-313-33451-1. Retrieved 3 December 2012.
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 Reichler, Joseph L., ed. (1979) [1969]. The Baseball Encyclopedia (4th ed.). New York: Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 0-02-578970-8.
  5. "Ed Berry". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  6. "Tom Brady". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on April 20, 2013. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  7. "Tedy Bruschi". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on April 20, 2013. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  8. "Chris Darkins". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  9. "Eddie Forrest". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  10. "Jason Hill". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  11. "Mike Holmgren". Pro-Football-Reference.Com. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  12. "JAMES HUNDON". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved October 16, 2014.
  13. "In Memory of John E. Nisby". Frisbie Warren & Carroll Mortuary. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  14. "Igor Olshansky". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on November 3, 2012. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  15. "O.J. Simpson". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on September 21, 2010. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  16. "Donald Strickland". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  17. "Eric Wright". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved October 27, 2013.
  18. Heller, Steven. Heller, Steven. "Ben Blank, Innovator of Graphics for TV News, Dies at 87" The New York Times February 18, 2009
  19. "Nevada Governor Jewett William Adams". National Governors Association. Retrieved September 26, 2012.
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