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Orange County Hall of Fame to Induct Jackson, 3 Others

January 15, 1989

Former Angel stars Reggie Jackson and Bobby Grich, former Ram guard Dennis Harrah and former Santa Ana College Coach John Ward will be inducted into the Orange County Sports Hall of Fame, the Hall's Board of Directors announced.

Ward will be inducted posthumously.

A black-tie banquet will be held July 19 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim.

In his 5 seasons with the Angels (1982-86), Jackson, a 3-time American League All-Star as an Angel, helped the team to two Western Division titles. Jackson hit a club-record 39 home runs in 1982, and led the Angels in home runs in 1984 with 25 and 1985 with 27.

Grich, a member of the Angels three Western Division Championship teams (1979, 1984, 1986), was a standout second baseman for the Angels from 1977-1986. Grich, a 3-time American League All-Star, tied for the league lead in 1981 with 22 home runs.

Harrah, a 6-time Pro Bowl selection, played right guard for the Rams from 1975-1987. During that time, Harrah played 168 games and was the team's captain for his final 5 years with the Rams.

Ward, who died in 1968, coached football, cross-country and track and field at Santa Ana College (now Rancho Santiago).

After graduating from Garden Grove High School, Ward played football at USC from 1927-1929. He led Santa Ana College teams to eight conference and three state titles in cross-country, and 13 conference and three state titles in track.

For banquet ticket information, call the Hall of Fame office (714) 832-1113.

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