Locally-Grown Pro Athlete - 2012 Winners

Published May 22, 2012

Which homegrown athlete do you always root for?

2012 Winner

1. Urijah Faber

Voters Love

"Humble, Compassionate, Passion. I remember seeing you from my dad's truck as kid in Bay View, San Francisco at a gas..."  via Miranda N.

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Sacramento CA
2012 Runner-Up

2. Kevin Johnson

Voters Love

"The first time I met Kevin was at a Star Trek convention. Trekkies Forever! It helps that he was a great basketball player..."  via Chris C.

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Sacramento CA
2012 Finalist

3. Summer Sanders

Voters Love

"Summer never let her success go to her head and she never exploited her fame. She stayed the same sweet girl she always was."  via Steve L.

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Roseville CA 95661
2012 Finalist

4. Dusty Baker

Voters Love

"Mr Baker has had a fine career, both on the field and off. Always loved Dusty from when he was a skinny kid at Del Campo..."  via Tobin G.

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Carmichael CA 95608
2012 Finalist

5. Dustin Pedroia

Voters Love

"But NOT from Sacto, folks...from Woodland CA! Thank you Dustin Pedroia for ALL you have done for WLL, especially this year..."  via Holly M.

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Sacramento CA
Contest Overview
  • 273,036
    Total Votes
  • 92,216
  • 151

The 2012 KCRA 3 A-List awards are based on more than 273,000 votes from local Sacramento-area experts.

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