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CIF Southern Section announces its 100 greatest athletes

April 15, 2013 |  1:04 pm

Jackie Robinson
In celebrating its 100th anniversary, the CIF Southern Section has released its 100 greatest former high school athletes selected by a committee. Each selection attended a Southern Section school.

1905_Walter Johnson, baseball, Fullerton
1915_Earl Thompson, track, Long Beach Poly
1918_Chris Paddock, track, Pasadena
1922_Bud Houser, track, Oxnard
1923_Lillian Copeland, track, Los Angeles
1924_Morley Drury, football, Long Beach Poly
1928_Frank Wykoff, track, Glendale
1930_Arky Vaughn, baseball, Fullerton
1934_Cornelius Johnson, track, Los Angeles
1935_Lou Zamparini, track, Torrance
1936_Ted Williams, baseball, San Diego Hoover
1936_Bobby Riggs, tennis, L.A. Franklin
1937_Jackie Robinson, baseball, Muir
1938_Bob Lemon, baseball, Long Beach Wilson
1938_Frank Albert, football, Glendale
1939_Jack Kramer, tennis, Montebello
1940_Ralph Kiner, baseball, Alhambra
1943_Glenn Davis, football, Bonita
1944_Duke Snider, baseball, Compton
1946_George Yardley, basketball, Newport Harbor
1948_Pat McCormick, siwmming, Long Beach Wilson

1949_Eddie Matthews, baseball, Santa Barbaa
1949_Billy Casper, golf, Chula Vista
1949_Parry O'Brien, track, Santa Monica
1949_Jack Davis, track, Glendale Hoover
1952_Maureen Connolly, tennis, San Diego Cathedral
1953_Mickey Wright, golf, San Diego Hoover
1955_Charles Dumas, track, Compton Centennial
1956_Ron Mix, football, Hawthorne
1957_Bill Kilmer, football, Citrus
1960_John Huarte, football, Mater Dei
1961_Keith Erickson, basketball, El Segundo
1961_Billie Jean King-Moffitt, tennis, Long Beach Poly
1963_Bob Seagren, track, Pomona
1964_Rollie Fingers, baseball, Upland
1964_Ron Yary, football, Bellflower
1964_Earl McCullouch, football, Long Beach Poly
1964_Gene Washington, football, Long Beach Poly
1964_Stan Smith, tennis, Pasadena
1964_Martha Watson, track, Long Beach Poly
1968_Paul Westphal, basketball, Aviation
1969_Bert Blyleven, baseball, Santiago
1969_Sam Cunningham, football, Santa Barbara
1970_Jamaal Wilkes, basketball, Santa Barbara
1971_George Brett, baseball, El Segundo
1971_Raymond Lewis, basketball, Verbum Dei
1971_Pat Haden, football, Bishop Amat
1972_Gary Carter, baseball, Sunny Hills
1972_Dennis Johnson, basketball, Dominguez
1972_Laura Baugh, golf, Long Beach Wilson
1972_Flo Hyman, volleyball, Morningside
1975_Ann Meyers-Drysdale, basketball, Sonora
1975_Tim Shaw, swimming, Long Beach Wilson
1975_Mark O'Meara, golf, Mission Viejo
1976_Anthony Munoz, football, Chaffey
1977_Ronnie Lott, football, Eisenhower
1977_Brian Goodell, swimming, Mission Viejo
1977_Terry Schroeder, water polo, San Marcos
1978_Tony Gwynn, baseball, Long Beach Poly
1978_Karch Kiraly, volleyball, Santa Barbara
1979_Bruce Matthews, football, Arcadia
1979_Gary Zimmerman, football, Walnut
1979_Jill Sterkel, swimming, HH Wilson
1979_Maureen O'Toole, water polo, Long Beach Wilson
1981_Mike Powell, track, Edgewood
1982_Cheryl Miller, basketball, Riverside Poly
1982_Cynthia Woodhead, swimming, Riverside Poly
1983_Reggie Miller, basketball, Riverside Poly
1983_Natalie Kaaiawaha, track, Fullerton
1985_Dara Torres, swimming, Harvard-Westlake
1986_Joy Fawcett, soccer, Edison
1987_Eric Wynalda, soccer, Westlake
1989_Tracey Murray, basketball, Glendora
1989_Julie Foudy-Sawyers, soccer, Mission Viejo
1989_Lisa Fernandez-Lujan, softball, Lakewood St. Joseph
1989_Janet Evans, swimming, El Dorado
1989_Pete Sampras, tennis, Palos Verdes
1990_Lisa Leslie, basketball, Morningside
1991_Deena Drossin-Kastor, cross country, Agoura
1991_Todd Rogers, volleyball, San Marcos
1991_Leah O'Brien-Amico, softball, Don Lugo
1992_Lindsay Davenport, tennis, Murrieta Valley
1993_Marion Jones, track, Thousand Oaks
1994_Tony Gonzalez, football, Huntington Beach
1994_Tiger Woods, golf, Western
1995_Paul Pierce, basketball, Inglewood
1995_Joanna Hayes, track, North
1995_Misty May-Treanor, volleyball, Newport Harbor
1996_Stacey Nuveman, softball, St. Lucy's
1998_Carson Palmer, football, Santa Margarita
1998_Brenda Villa, water polo, Bell Gardens
1999_Amanda Beard, swimming, Irvine
1999_Tony Azevedo, water polo, Long Beach Wilson
1999_Steven Abas, wrestling, Canyon Springs
2000_Diana Taurasi, basketball, Don Lugo
2000_Landon Donovan, soccer, Redlands East Valley
2001_Matt Leinart, football, Mater Dei
2002_Aaron Peirsol, swimming, Newport Harbor
2003_Allyson Felix, track, L.A. Baptist
2005_Kami Craig, water polo, Santa Barbara

-- Eric Sondheimer

Photo: Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1951. Credit: Keystone / Getty Images

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