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Who & Where

Nov. 17, 2003
Nov. 17, 2003

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Nov. 17, 2003

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Who & Where

Compiled by Bill Syken

1
Jason Schmidt
The Giants' righthander, who had career bests in wins (17) and
ERA (2.34) in 2003, lives in Longview.

This is an article from the Nov. 17, 2003 issue

2
Megan Quann
The swimmer from Puyallup won two gold medals at the 2000
Olympics.

3
Ahmad Rashad
The NBA broadcaster grew up in Tacoma as Bobby Moore; as a
receiver he starred at Oregon and for the Vikings.

4
Kent
The city of 84,275 is Washington's SI Sportstown for having the
best community sports programs.

5
Ron Santo
The Cubs' radio commentator and nine-time All-Star third baseman
hails from Seattle.

6
Jason Terry
The guard from Seattle plays for the Atlanta Hawks, as does
Vancouver resident Dan Dickau.

7
John Olerud
The Mariners' first baseman, a Seattle native, was a two-time
All-America at Washington State.

8
Fred Couples
The Seattle native upped his number of PGA titles to 15 with a
win at the 2003 Shell Houston Open.

9
Apolo Anton Ohno
The short-track speed skater from Seattle was a gold medalist at
the 2002 Olympics.

10
Corey Dillon
The Bengals' running back, a Seattle native and ex-Husky, has
gained more than 1,100 yards for six straight seasons.

11
Chris Chandler
Everett High's former three-sport star has started at QB for an
NFL-record seven teams; he now plays for the Bears.

12
Dennis Erickson
The 49ers' coach, an Everett native, led the University of Miami
to national championships in 1989 and '91.

13
Rein Long
The Titans' rookie defensive tackle from Anacortes won the 2002
Outland Trophy at Washington State.

14
Jan-Michael Gambill
The Spokane native has won three singles titles and more than $3
million on the pro tennis tour.

15
Spokane Hoopfest
The world's largest three-on-three tournament attracted 24,677
players this year and covered 40 downtown blocks.

16
Launi Meili
The Cheney native, and rifle coach at Nebraska, won the 1992
Olympic gold medal in three-position small-bore rifle shooting.

17
Mel Stottlemyre
The Yankees' pitching coach, from Mabton, was a five-time
All-Star righty for New York from 1964 to '74.

18
Eddie Feigner
The softball pitcher, a Walla Walla native, has barnstormed for
more than 54 years as the headliner of the King and His Court.

19
HOT SPOT
Mount Rainier
This 14,410-foot peak is literally a hot spot--it's an active
volcano--but it's cold too, covered by 35 square miles of snow
and ice. Approximately 10,000 climbers attempt to reach the
summit each year; about half succeed.

COLOR PHOTO: GREG PROBST/PANORAMIC/NGSIMAGES.COM (MOUNT RAINIER) Rainier's last eruption was in the 1800s.COLOR MAP: MAP ILLUSTRATION BY JOE ZEFF OLYMPIA

SI.com
More on Evergreen State sports, including an SI Flashback about
Ichiro Suzuki's arrival in Seattle, famous Washington Faces in
the Crowd and a gallery of every Mariners cover, at
si.com/magazine/features/si50/states/washington