Locally Grown Pro Athlete - 2012 Winners

Published Nov 21, 2012

Which homegrown athlete do you always root for?

2012 Winner

1. Oscar De La Hoya

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"I love that he continually gives back to his community."  via Susan W.

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2012 Runner-Up

2. Billy Jean King

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"GLADYS HELDMAN started the women's pro tour. Not Billie"  via Amy

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2012 Finalist

3. Landon Donovan - CLOSED

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"went through local ayso and still plays here. best american soccer player ever"  via D R.

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2012 Finalist

4. Jordan Farmar

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"grew up in LA, went to UCLA, drafted by the LA Lakers. cant get anymore home grown than that"  via Gurlin I.

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2012 Finalist

5. Darryl Strawberry

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"Darryl..... Darryl..... Darryl....."  via Cash S.

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