Harold "Hal" Petroni ’59 on Dec. 23, 2010. Born and raised in South San Francisco, Hal passed away after a long illness. His wife, Lynda, of 46 years; his three sons, Kenneth, Thomas and Mark ’09; his daughter-in-laws, Molly, Rona and Brenda; nine grandchildren, and his sister, Jeanette Acosta, survive him. He grew up in South San Francisco and attended El Camino High School where he earned an All-American title in baseball. He went on to play baseball in college and earned a degree in Economics from Santa Clara University. After graduation in 1959, he served three years in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division and served an additional five years in the Army Reserve. Hal worked for AT&T for 31 years and after retirement, worked for ADP for an additional ten years. Above all else he will be remembered as a family man who had an immense love for baseball, hunting and gardening. He coached for 31 years at Westside Little League in Santa Clara where he shared his excitement for the game and inspired many.