Wayne Hooper Memorial

"Mr Big C" - Wayne Hooper

'A Good Man' is the name of a book written about Pete Newell, Cal's legendary basketball coach

It could equally apply to Wayne Hooper.


Wayne was a two-sport athlete at Cal, playing both basketball and baseball. Upon graduation, he attended law school and later became a sports agent for many well known athletes, Jim Plunkett being one. His lifelong support for both Cal basketball and, particularly Cal baseball, is legendary

A past president of the Big C Society, Wayne's presence at Big C events was always enjoyable. He made people laugh and he always seemed to remember who you were and was concerned about how you and your family were doing.

Wayne is survived by his wife Barbara, his sons Randy and Don, and his daughter Rene.

Wayne died on July 31st. Memorial Services are pending. Tentatively they are set to be on Saturday, August 13 at Evans Diamond on the University of California campus. Time will most likely be 5 PM with a reception to be held afterwards at the Alumni House Attire: casual.

Donation: The family requests that your donation be made to the Cal Baseball Program as follows:
UC Regents-Bullpen Club
Bear Backer Office
2223 Fulton 3rd Floor
Berkeley, CA 94720

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