“Winners never quit, quitters never win.” – My Pops
“Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to do your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.” – John Wooden (Arguably the greatest coach ever. In any sport. Period.)
“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – MJ (The GOAT)
“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi
Before Tim Hardaway had perfected the cross-over, before Jason Williams (a.k.a. White Chocolate) threw his off the elbow pass, and even before Magic Johnson would drop his fast break no look dimes, there was Pistol Pete. The original ball handler, passer, and sharp shooter, Pistol Pete amazed crowds with his original style of play. The man could pretty much do everything and still holds the college record for the most points in a season. If you have never seen The Pistol play, here is a chance for you to see one of the most amazing basketball players the game has ever seen:
Another great fan of bay area sports, Krazy George entertained bay area fans for years. He is one of the worlds most famous cheerleaders. He’s also known for being the inventor of the wave that is performed at many sporting events. He started in the bay area and more specifically the college of San Jose State and from there he went on to perform his antics at many other sporting events around the Bay. If you never saw Krazy George or experienced his energy at a sporting event, you really missed out!
One of the greatest football fans out there. The 49er Banjo Man has been supporting the 49er’s for many years. A true 9er fan as well as a very cool and funny guy if you ever get the chance to see him.