Harmon Killebrew, Baseball player
The Hall of Famer hit 573 home runs, the seventh-most all time. A
Payette native, the first and third baseman was an All-Star in 13
of his 22 seasons and was the American League MVP for the
Minnesota Twins in 1969, when he led the league in home runs and
Jerry Kramer, Football player
The guard for the Green Bay Packers played on five NFL
championship teams; in the 1967 Ice Bowl he threw the key block
on Bart Starr's game-winning quarterback sneak. He grew up in
Sandpoint and starred at Idaho.
Picabo Street, Skier
The free-spirited Street learned to ski in Sun Valley and won two
Olympic medals: silver in the 1994 downhill and gold in the 1998
Super G. In 1995 she became the first U.S. woman to win the World
Cup downhill title; she won it again the next year.
Gary Stevens, Jockey
Born to a family that raised and trained horses in Caldwell,
Stevens has won seven Triple Crown races, including the 1997
Kentucky Derby and Preakness aboard Silver Charm. He played
jockey George Woolf in the 2003 movie Seabiscuit.
June 6, 2004
Vern Law, Baseball player
The Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher from Meridian won the Cy Young
Award in 1960 after going 20-9 with 18 complete games and a 3.08
ERA. That fall he beat the New York Yankees twice to help the
Pirates win the World Series.
Larry Wilson, Football player
The St. Louis Cardinals safety from Rigby intercepted 52 passes
and played in eight Pro Bowls between 1960 and '72. The Hall of
Famer was football's first noted safety blitzer. In 1966 he
intercepted a pass in seven consecutive games.