FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE) – There isn’t just one word that can be used to describe Jack Hannah. Or, maybe there is? “Jack was an all-around cowboy,” said long-time friend Tony Garcia. He always wanted to be a cowboy. Later in life, when he, his brother and his nephew were making music as the Sons of […]
Jack Hannah and his family were known for their appearances at community events across Central California and appeared in a series of memorable advertisements for Evans Feed.
Valley legend Jack Hannah, a man of many hats, died on Sunday at the age of 88 after a brief illness his family said. Hannah starred in baseball at Fresno State before rising to Triple-A as a pro pitcher. As a coach, he turned Fresno’s Hoover High School into a baseball powerhouse. And then he co-founded the award-winning cowboy singing group Sons of the San Joaquin.
Jack Hannah, a co-founder of award-winning Western band The Sons of the San Joaquin, passed Sunday after a brief bout of an illness, his family announced. Hannah, a native of Marshfield, Mo, was born to Lon “Broad” Hannah and his wife, Melba, on Oct. 25, 1933, one of three sons.
Award-winning Western singer-songwriter and Sons of the San Joaquin co-founder Jack Hannah — who also starred in the Valley as a high school player and coach and Fresno State athlete — died Sunday morning at age 88 following a brief illness. Hannah, whose passing was confirmed by his...
FRESNO, Calif. ( )- Valley legend Jack Hannah, accomplished musician, noted athlete, and beloved coach, passed away in Fresno Sunday morning. Hannah, born in Missouri, eventually made his way to Fresno and pitched for the Fresno State Bulldogs from 1953 to 1955. He led the Bulldogs in wins, ERA, and strikeouts. After his junior year in college, he went on to play seven seasons in the minor leagues.
The Central Valley lost a legend on Sunday with the passing of Jack Hannah. The two-sport athlete played baseball and football at Fresno State and even pitched six seasons in the minor leagues before he went on to coach at Hoover High School. Hannah led the Patriots to two Valley...
(KMJ) – Beloved Valley sports and entertainment star Jack Hannah is being remembered following his passing Sunday morning. Here are the details of death, as released by the Hannah family:. Jack Hannah, beloved husband, father and grandfather, multi-award-winning Western singer-songwriter, minor league baseball pitcher, athletic coach, teacher, and guidance...
FRESNO, Calif. - Former Fresno State dual-sport athlete and Bulldog legend Jack Hannah (1933-2022) passed away peacefully on Sunday morning in Fresno. Hannah was a standout baseball and football player at Fresno State, and a member of the Fresno State Baseball Hall of Fame. Over the years, Hannah made an impact on the Central Valley and beyond.
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From learning lacrosse at a young age, to developing a sniper shot, to being able to play for one of the best collegiate lacrosse teams in the nation, “Don’t give up” was the message at the top of Jack Hannah’s mind as he worked to reach such a high level of play.
Jack Hanna, the beloved animal activist, author and longtime director emeritus of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has been diagnosed with dementia, which is now believed to be Alzheimer’s disease. The 74-year-old’s family recently released a statement today with the news.