Five Mile House

Five Mile House was a saloon and boarding house located at San Bruno Avenue and Wilde in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley, five miles from City Hall.  The building is still standing, but no business has been operating there for many years.

Please visit San Francisco Chronicle (Article: Viz Valley's Five Mile House) for a great history of Five Mile House.


Five Mile House
Area: San Francisco (Marchbank)
Year: 1951

Description: Picture was taken at Marchbank Bowl in Daly City

Team won Class B National Division Championship in 1951

Back Row (left to right): Joe Barnes (mgr.), Ed DeMattei, Pete Nassardi, Leo La Rocca, Mr. Brewer

Middle Row (left to right): Mrs. Betsy Bettega (sponsor/owner of roadhouse) Charles "JoJo" Barnes, Hugo Templin, Lou Flores, Rich Brewer, Bob Thompson, John Caruso,
Mr. Flores.

Front Row (left to right): Frank Giannini, Bob Volkert, Bob Boffy, Jim Boccaleoni, Joe Rodriguez, Frank Shaw, Mr. Johnson, Mike Bettega (non-uniform)

Batboy: Joe Barnes Jr.

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