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Image of 2015.003.042 - Keith Hernandez Baseball Card, 1987, Topps paper card.  The front of the card has an image of Hernandez holding a baseball bat.  He is wearing a blue New York Mets uniform with blue and white stripes, a long sleeved blue undershirt, a blue baseball cap with orange interlocking "NY" and a white batting glove on his left hand.  The Mets logo is in the upper left corner and the Topps logo is in the lower left corner.  The border of the card is wooden in appearance.  The back of the card is yellow and in blue text lists Hernandez's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments.  It also includes copyright information.

2015.003.042 - Keith Hernandez Baseball Card, 1987, Topps paper card. The front of the card has an image of Hernandez holding a baseball bat. He is wearing a blue New York Mets uniform with blue and white stripes, a long sleeved blue undershirt, a blue baseball cap with orange interlocking "NY" and a white batting glove on his left hand. The Mets logo is in the upper left corner and the Topps logo is in the lower left corner. The border of the card is wooden in appearance. The back of the card is yellow and in blue text lists Hernandez's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments. It also includes copyright information.

Keith Hernandez Baseball Card, 1987, Topps paper card. The front of the card has an image of Hernandez holding a baseball bat. He is wearing a blue New York Mets uniform with blue and white stripes, a long sleeved blue undershirt, a blue baseball cap with orange interlocking "NY" and a white batting glove on his left hand. The Mets logo is in the upper left corner and the Topps logo is in the lower left corner. The border of the card is wooden in appearance. The back of the card is yellow and in blue text lists Hernandez's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments. It also includes copyright information.

Image of 2015.003.036 - Scott Feldman Baseball Card, 2013, Topps paper card.  The front of the card has an image of Feldman appearing as if he just threw a pitch during a game.  He is wearing a white Texas Rangers uniform with blue letters outlined in red.  He has a black glove on his left hand and is wearing a blue undershirt and blue cap with a white "T".  The Topps logo is in the upper left corner and the Rangers logo is in the lower right corner.  Text along the bottom edge reads "SCOTT FELDMAN".  The front has a white border.  The back of the card is white and text in black lists his statistics, biographical information and accomplishments.  Also includes Topps, MLB and MLBPA logos as well as copyright information.

2015.003.036 - Scott Feldman Baseball Card, 2013, Topps paper card. The front of the card has an image of Feldman appearing as if he just threw a pitch during a game. He is wearing a white Texas Rangers uniform with blue letters outlined in red. He has a black glove on his left hand and is wearing a blue undershirt and blue cap with a white "T". The Topps logo is in the upper left corner and the Rangers logo is in the lower right corner. Text along the bottom edge reads "SCOTT FELDMAN". The front has a white border. The back of the card is white and text in black lists his statistics, biographical information and accomplishments. Also includes Topps, MLB and MLBPA logos as well as copyright information.

Scott Feldman Baseball Card, 2013, Topps paper card. The front of the card has an image of Feldman appearing as if he just threw a pitch during a game. He is wearing a white Texas Rangers uniform with blue letters outlined in red. He has a black glove on his left hand and is wearing a blue undershirt and blue cap with a white "T". The Topps logo is in the upper left corner and the Rangers logo is in the lower right corner. Text along the bottom edge reads "SCOTT FELDMAN". The front has a white border. The back of the card is white and text in black lists his statistics, biographical information and accomplishments. Also includes Topps, MLB and MLBPA logos as well as copyright informat

Image of 2015.003.037 - Scott Feldman Baseball Card, 2010, Topps paper card.  The front of the card has an image of Scott Feldman in front of a red background.  Scott Feldman is throwing a baseball with his right arm, the ball is about to leave his hand.  He is wearing a blue jersey that reads, in white text outlined in red, "TEXAS".  He is wearing a blue baseball cap with a white T and grey pants with black shoes.  Text on the front of the card reads, "Topps National Chicle" and "SCOTT FELDMAN".  The background is formed of different shades of red and about two thirds of the way down there is a diagonal white stripe running across the card.  The back of the card is white and black text describes Scott Feldman's accomplishments as well as biographical information as well as the artist's biographical information.  Also includes Topps, MLB and MLBPA logos as well as copyright information.

2015.003.037 - Scott Feldman Baseball Card, 2010, Topps paper card. The front of the card has an image of Scott Feldman in front of a red background. Scott Feldman is throwing a baseball with his right arm, the ball is about to leave his hand. He is wearing a blue jersey that reads, in white text outlined in red, "TEXAS". He is wearing a blue baseball cap with a white T and grey pants with black shoes. Text on the front of the card reads, "Topps National Chicle" and "SCOTT FELDMAN". The background is formed of different shades of red and about two thirds of the way down there is a diagonal white stripe running across the card. The back of the card is white and black text describes Scott Feldman's accomplishments as well as biographical information as well as the artist's biographical information. Also includes Topps, MLB and MLBPA logos as well as copyright information.

Scott Feldman Baseball Card, 2010, Topps paper card. The front of the card has an image of Scott Feldman in front of a red background. Scott Feldman is throwing a baseball with his right arm, the ball is about to leave his hand. He is wearing a blue jersey that reads, in white text outlined in red, "TEXAS". He is wearing a blue baseball cap with a white T and grey pants with black shoes. Text on the front of the card reads, "Topps National Chicle" and "SCOTT FELDMAN". The background is formed of different shades of red and about two thirds of the way down there is a diagonal white stripe running across the card. The back of the card is white and black text describes Scott Feldman's acc

Image of 2015.003.041 - Danny Frisella Baseball Card, 1977, Topps paper card.  The front of the card has a white border surrounding an image of Frisella in the motion of pitching a ball, the ball appears to have just left his hand and is no longer in the image.  His is wearing a light blue Milwaukee Brewers uniform with dark blue and yellow stripes and letters.  His is wearing a yellow baseball cap with a dark blue brim and has a baseball glove on his left hand.  Frisella's signature is on the right side of the card.  Text reads, "BREWERS DANNY FRISELLA PITCHER".  The back of the card is brown with green text that lists Frisella's biographical information as well as statistics and accomplishments.  Also includes copyright information.

2015.003.041 - Danny Frisella Baseball Card, 1977, Topps paper card. The front of the card has a white border surrounding an image of Frisella in the motion of pitching a ball, the ball appears to have just left his hand and is no longer in the image. His is wearing a light blue Milwaukee Brewers uniform with dark blue and yellow stripes and letters. His is wearing a yellow baseball cap with a dark blue brim and has a baseball glove on his left hand. Frisella's signature is on the right side of the card. Text reads, "BREWERS DANNY FRISELLA PITCHER". The back of the card is brown with green text that lists Frisella's biographical information as well as statistics and accomplishments. Also includes copyright information.

Danny Frisella Baseball Card, 1977, Topps paper card. The front of the card has a white border surrounding an image of Frisella in the motion of pitching a ball, the ball appears to have just left his hand and is no longer in the image. His is wearing a light blue Milwaukee Brewers uniform with dark blue and yellow stripes and letters. His is wearing a yellow baseball cap with a dark blue brim and has a baseball glove on his left hand. Frisella's signature is on the right side of the card. Text reads, "BREWERS DANNY FRISELLA PITCHER". The back of the card is brown with green text that lists Frisella's biographical information as well as statistics and accomplishments. Also includes cop

Image of 2015.003.044A - Paul McClellan Baseball Card, 1991 Score paper card.  The front of the card has an image of McClellan about to throw a ball.  He is in front of a green background, wearing a white San Francisco Giants uniform with black and orange stripes.  He is also wearing a black baseball cap and a black baseball glove on his left hand.  His right hand is behind him holding a baseball.  Text on the front reads, "PAUL McCLELLAN P GIANTS" and "ROOKIE PROSPECT SCORE 91".  The front has a white border.  On the left half of the back of the card there is an image of McClellan.  He is wearing a white Giants uniform with a black cap with orange interlocking "SF".  Below the image and also on the right half of the card text lists his biographical information, statistics and accomplishments.  The text also includes MLB, MLBPA and Score logos as well as copyright information.

2015.003.044A - Paul McClellan Baseball Card, 1991 Score paper card. The front of the card has an image of McClellan about to throw a ball. He is in front of a green background, wearing a white San Francisco Giants uniform with black and orange stripes. He is also wearing a black baseball cap and a black baseball glove on his left hand. His right hand is behind him holding a baseball. Text on the front reads, "PAUL McCLELLAN P GIANTS" and "ROOKIE PROSPECT SCORE 91". The front has a white border. On the left half of the back of the card there is an image of McClellan. He is wearing a white Giants uniform with a black cap with orange interlocking "SF". Below the image and also on the right half of the card text lists his biographical information, statistics and accomplishments. The text also includes MLB, MLBPA and Score logos as well as copyright information.

Paul McClellan Baseball Card, 1991 Score paper card. The front of the card has an image of McClellan about to throw a ball. He is in front of a green background, wearing a white San Francisco Giants uniform with black and orange stripes. He is also wearing a black baseball cap and a black baseball glove on his left hand. His right hand is behind him holding a baseball. Text on the front reads, "PAUL McCLELLAN P GIANTS" and "ROOKIE PROSPECT SCORE 91". The front has a white border. On the left half of the back of the card there is an image of McClellan. He is wearing a white Giants uniform with a black cap with orange interlocking "SF". Below the image and also on the right half of the

Image of 2015.003.044B - Paul McClellan Baseball Card, 1991, Donruss paper card.  The front of the card has a picture of McClellan standing on a pitcher's mound pitching a ball.  His pitching arm is behind him.  He is wearing a white San Francisco Giants uniform, with black and orange stripes letters and numbers, and a black and orange cap and a black glove.  Text reads, "PAUL McCLELLAN GIANTS PITCHER".  The back of the card has an image of McClellan in the center wearing a white shirt and a black cap with orange interlocking 'SF'.  Text on the back describes his biographical information, statistics and accomplishments.  Also includes Donruss, MLB and MLBPA logos as well as copyright information.

2015.003.044B - Paul McClellan Baseball Card, 1991, Donruss paper card. The front of the card has a picture of McClellan standing on a pitcher's mound pitching a ball. His pitching arm is behind him. He is wearing a white San Francisco Giants uniform, with black and orange stripes letters and numbers, and a black and orange cap and a black glove. Text reads, "PAUL McCLELLAN GIANTS PITCHER". The back of the card has an image of McClellan in the center wearing a white shirt and a black cap with orange interlocking 'SF'. Text on the back describes his biographical information, statistics and accomplishments. Also includes Donruss, MLB and MLBPA logos as well as copyright information.

Paul McClellan Baseball Card, 1991, Donruss paper card. The front of the card has a picture of McClellan standing on a pitcher's mound pitching a ball. His pitching arm is behind him. He is wearing a white San Francisco Giants uniform, with black and orange stripes letters and numbers, and a black and orange cap and a black glove. Text reads, "PAUL McCLELLAN GIANTS PITCHER". The back of the card has an image of McClellan in the center wearing a white shirt and a black cap with orange interlocking 'SF'. Text on the back describes his biographical information, statistics and accomplishments. Also includes Donruss, MLB and MLBPA logos as well as copyright information.

Image of 2015.003.045 - Bob McClure Baseball Card, 1987, Topps paper card.  The front of the card has an image of McClure wearing a light blue Montreal Expos uniform with red and blue stripes on the shoulders and the top part of the Expos logo visible on his chest.  He is also wearing a white cap with the Expos red, white and blue logo.  The Expos logo is in the upper left corner of the card and the Topps logo is in the bottom left corner.  Text in a blue box at the bottom edge reads, "BOB McCLURE".  The card has a border that is wooden in appearance.  The back of the card is yellow and lists McClure's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments.  Also includes the Topps logo as well as copyright information.

2015.003.045 - Bob McClure Baseball Card, 1987, Topps paper card. The front of the card has an image of McClure wearing a light blue Montreal Expos uniform with red and blue stripes on the shoulders and the top part of the Expos logo visible on his chest. He is also wearing a white cap with the Expos red, white and blue logo. The Expos logo is in the upper left corner of the card and the Topps logo is in the bottom left corner. Text in a blue box at the bottom edge reads, "BOB McCLURE". The card has a border that is wooden in appearance. The back of the card is yellow and lists McClure's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments. Also includes the Topps logo as well as copyright information.

Bob McClure Baseball Card, 1987, Topps paper card. The front of the card has an image of McClure wearing a light blue Montreal Expos uniform with red and blue stripes on the shoulders and the top part of the Expos logo visible on his chest. He is also wearing a white cap with the Expos red, white and blue logo. The Expos logo is in the upper left corner of the card and the Topps logo is in the bottom left corner. Text in a blue box at the bottom edge reads, "BOB McCLURE". The card has a border that is wooden in appearance. The back of the card is yellow and lists McClure's biographical information, statistics and accomplishments. Also includes the Topps logo as well as copyright inform

2015.025.041 - This collection documents the activities of Allan R. Brown, who served as a Navigator in the Army Air Forces during World War Two and in the Air Force during the Korean War as a Navigator -Bombardier. The collection also contains materials related to Brown's career as an educator and administrator for College of San Mateo. Materials are textual, comprising of Armed Forces personnel records, news releases, correspondence, memoranda, clippings, and a school paper written by Allan Brown's neighbor. Item list of materials: 1A-D. Form letter to US Army Air Force Officers entering European Theater of Operations from Brigadier General Hugh J. Knerr, circa 1943-1944 2A-B. Photocopy of the Barth Hard Times, Stalag Luft I's prisoner-of-war newspaper, "Russky Come!", May 5, 1945 3A-B. Headquarters, Far East Air Forces news release announcing that Allan Brown was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, July 10, 1951 4A-C. Air Force Personal Affairs Statement, July 16, 1952 5. Report of Separation from the Armed Forces of the United States, August 9, 1952 6A-B. Letter from the Department of the Air Force regarding Allan Brown's retirement, March 2,1972 7A-C. Photocopy and translation of a German newspaper regarding Allan Brown's visit to Barthe, July 21, 1983 8A-B. College of San Mateo President's Memorandum, "Dr. Brown Retires", April 1989 9A-C. College of San Mateo news release, "Dr. Allan Brown, CSM Vice President, to Retire", May 1, 1989 10A-H. "Allan Brown: A Biography", Brown's 13 year old neighbor's literature paper, 1998

This collection documents the activities of Allan R. Brown, who served as a Navigator in the Army Air Forces during World War Two and in the Air Force during the Korean War as a Navigator -Bombardier. The collection also contains materials related to Brown's career as an educator and administrator for College of San Mateo. Materials are textual, comprising of Armed Forces personnel records, news releases, correspondence, memoranda, clippings, and a school paper written by Allan Brown's neighbor. Item list of materials: 1A-D. Form letter to US Army Air Force Officers entering European Theater of Operations from Brigadier General Hugh J. Knerr, circa 1943-1944 2A-B. Photocopy of the Ba

Image of 2009.030.133 - Plaque commemorating John Noce being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 28, 1991.  Plaque includes image of  Noce and a brief biography:  "John Noce has coached more than 365 baseball players at College of San Mateo over the past 30 years and has touched countless other lives through his love of baseball.  /  His teams have won more than 750 community college baseball games, by far the most in California state history.  That figure represents a winning edge of better than 65 percent.  /  CSM has won 13 Golden Gate and Big 8 Conference titles.  College of San Mateo teams have reached the state championship game four times and the Northern California title game on seven occasions under Noce.  /  In 30 complete seasons, the Bulldogs have had 28 winning records.  Noce has seen 197 players go on to four-year schools, 69 players sign professional contracts and eight reach the major leagues.  /  Noce, who grew up in Richmond, came to the College of San Mateo as a student in the late '40s.  He lived in a dorm at the Coyote point campus and played baseball under Herb Hudson.  /  Noce is a veteran of two campus changes and is the only baseball coach CSM has known since moving to the hilltop."

2009.030.133 - Plaque commemorating John Noce being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 28, 1991. Plaque includes image of Noce and a brief biography: "John Noce has coached more than 365 baseball players at College of San Mateo over the past 30 years and has touched countless other lives through his love of baseball. / His teams have won more than 750 community college baseball games, by far the most in California state history. That figure represents a winning edge of better than 65 percent. / CSM has won 13 Golden Gate and Big 8 Conference titles. College of San Mateo teams have reached the state championship game four times and the Northern California title game on seven occasions under Noce. / In 30 complete seasons, the Bulldogs have had 28 winning records. Noce has seen 197 players go on to four-year schools, 69 players sign professional contracts and eight reach the major leagues. / Noce, who grew up in Richmond, came to the College of San Mateo as a student in the late '40s. He lived in a dorm at the Coyote point campus and played baseball under Herb Hudson. / Noce is a veteran of two campus changes and is the only baseball coach CSM has known since moving to the hilltop."

Plaque commemorating John Noce being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 28, 1991. Plaque includes image of Noce and a brief biography: "John Noce has coached more than 365 baseball players at College of San Mateo over the past 30 years and has touched countless other lives through his love of baseball. / His teams have won more than 750 community college baseball games, by far the most in California state history. That figure represents a winning edge of better than 65 percent. / CSM has won 13 Golden Gate and Big 8 Conference titles. College of San Mateo teams have reached the state championship game four times and the Northern California title game on sev

Image of 2009.030.120 - Plaque commemorating Bob McClure being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996.  Plaque includes image of  McClure and a brief biography:  "Bob McClure, an alumnus of Terra Nova High in Pacifica and the College of San Mateo, spent 19 seasons in the major leagues.  A left-handed relief pitcher, McClure holds the CSM career pitching marks for season and career strikeouts, 142 and 252 respectively.  /  His career ERA there was a gaudy 1.94.  In his two seasons at the local community college, he picked off more than 50 baserunners and produced a 21-3 record.  /  Through the 1993 season, McClure pitched for seven major league clubs.  His career ERA in the majors was 3.80.  He accumulated a 68-56 overall record, with 702 strikeouts and 497 walks.  With Milwaukee of the American League, he pitched in the 1982 World Series."

2009.030.120 - Plaque commemorating Bob McClure being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996. Plaque includes image of McClure and a brief biography: "Bob McClure, an alumnus of Terra Nova High in Pacifica and the College of San Mateo, spent 19 seasons in the major leagues. A left-handed relief pitcher, McClure holds the CSM career pitching marks for season and career strikeouts, 142 and 252 respectively. / His career ERA there was a gaudy 1.94. In his two seasons at the local community college, he picked off more than 50 baserunners and produced a 21-3 record. / Through the 1993 season, McClure pitched for seven major league clubs. His career ERA in the majors was 3.80. He accumulated a 68-56 overall record, with 702 strikeouts and 497 walks. With Milwaukee of the American League, he pitched in the 1982 World Series."

Plaque commemorating Bob McClure being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996. Plaque includes image of McClure and a brief biography: "Bob McClure, an alumnus of Terra Nova High in Pacifica and the College of San Mateo, spent 19 seasons in the major leagues. A left-handed relief pitcher, McClure holds the CSM career pitching marks for season and career strikeouts, 142 and 252 respectively. / His career ERA there was a gaudy 1.94. In his two seasons at the local community college, he picked off more than 50 baserunners and produced a 21-3 record. / Through the 1993 season, McClure pitched for seven major league clubs. His career ERA in the majors was

Image of 2009.030.016 - Plaque commemorating Ed Berry being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996.  Plaque includes image of Berry and a brief biography"Ed Berry, a Carlmont High alum, is regarded as one of the finest defensive backs ever to play football in San Mateo County.  In 1980 and 1981, he led the Scots to back-to-back South Peninsula Athletic League championships and then matriculated to Utah State where he became an all-league performer.  After two seasons in the NFL, he spent eight years in the Canadian Football League through 1995.  In Toronto, his team won the Grey Cup, symbolic of the CFL crown."

2009.030.016 - Plaque commemorating Ed Berry being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996. Plaque includes image of Berry and a brief biography"Ed Berry, a Carlmont High alum, is regarded as one of the finest defensive backs ever to play football in San Mateo County. In 1980 and 1981, he led the Scots to back-to-back South Peninsula Athletic League championships and then matriculated to Utah State where he became an all-league performer. After two seasons in the NFL, he spent eight years in the Canadian Football League through 1995. In Toronto, his team won the Grey Cup, symbolic of the CFL crown."

Plaque commemorating Ed Berry being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996. Plaque includes image of Berry and a brief biography"Ed Berry, a Carlmont High alum, is regarded as one of the finest defensive backs ever to play football in San Mateo County. In 1980 and 1981, he led the Scots to back-to-back South Peninsula Athletic League championships and then matriculated to Utah State where he became an all-league performer. After two seasons in the NFL, he spent eight years in the Canadian Football League through 1995. In Toronto, his team won the Grey Cup, symbolic of the CFL crown."

Image of 2009.030.166 - Plaque commemorating Les Steers being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996.  Plaque includes image of Steers and a brief biography"Les Steers was a track and field pace-setter and, at the time, may not have always realized the magnitude of his accomplishments.  In 1941, at the University of Oregon, he once high-jumped what was believed to be at least 7 feet indoors at halftime of a basketball game.  It was more of an exhibition than anything else.  The mark was not recognized.  /  The height wasn't even measured until the next day.  Later that year, however, the College of San Mateo alum set the then world record at 6-11 and that standard remained such for another 12 years.  /  Steers is a member of the U.S. Track and Field Hall of Fame and the Oregon Athletic Hall of Fame."

2009.030.166 - Plaque commemorating Les Steers being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996. Plaque includes image of Steers and a brief biography"Les Steers was a track and field pace-setter and, at the time, may not have always realized the magnitude of his accomplishments. In 1941, at the University of Oregon, he once high-jumped what was believed to be at least 7 feet indoors at halftime of a basketball game. It was more of an exhibition than anything else. The mark was not recognized. / The height wasn't even measured until the next day. Later that year, however, the College of San Mateo alum set the then world record at 6-11 and that standard remained such for another 12 years. / Steers is a member of the U.S. Track and Field Hall of Fame and the Oregon Athletic Hall of Fame."

Plaque commemorating Les Steers being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996. Plaque includes image of Steers and a brief biography"Les Steers was a track and field pace-setter and, at the time, may not have always realized the magnitude of his accomplishments. In 1941, at the University of Oregon, he once high-jumped what was believed to be at least 7 feet indoors at halftime of a basketball game. It was more of an exhibition than anything else. The mark was not recognized. / The height wasn't even measured until the next day. Later that year, however, the College of San Mateo alum set the then world record at 6-11 and that standard remained such for an

Image of 2009.030.100 - Plaque commemorating Ed Kertel being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996.  Plaque includes image of Steers and a brief biography:  "Ed Kertel is a throwback to another time, another era.  At Hillsdale High in San Mateo in the late 1960s and early 1970s, he thrived on competition purely for the sake of it.  /  He bacame a first-team, all-Peninsula Athletic League performer in football, basketball and baseball in his senior year, 1970-71.  /  According to Hillsdale officials, no one, before or since, has accomplished that feat in a single school year.  Kertel later attended the College of San Mateo and San Diego State where he became a football star.  /  He achieved JC all-American status while at CSM.  He played briefly for the San Diego Chargers of the NFL as well."

2009.030.100 - Plaque commemorating Ed Kertel being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996. Plaque includes image of Steers and a brief biography: "Ed Kertel is a throwback to another time, another era. At Hillsdale High in San Mateo in the late 1960s and early 1970s, he thrived on competition purely for the sake of it. / He bacame a first-team, all-Peninsula Athletic League performer in football, basketball and baseball in his senior year, 1970-71. / According to Hillsdale officials, no one, before or since, has accomplished that feat in a single school year. Kertel later attended the College of San Mateo and San Diego State where he became a football star. / He achieved JC all-American status while at CSM. He played briefly for the San Diego Chargers of the NFL as well."

Plaque commemorating Ed Kertel being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996. Plaque includes image of Steers and a brief biography: "Ed Kertel is a throwback to another time, another era. At Hillsdale High in San Mateo in the late 1960s and early 1970s, he thrived on competition purely for the sake of it. / He bacame a first-team, all-Peninsula Athletic League performer in football, basketball and baseball in his senior year, 1970-71. / According to Hillsdale officials, no one, before or since, has accomplished that feat in a single school year. Kertel later attended the College of San Mateo and San Diego State where he became a football star. / He ac

Image of 2009.030.002 - Plaque commemorating Lee Allen being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 3, 1998.  Plaque includes image of  Allen and a brief biography:  "Lee Allen is a wrestler to the core. Growing up as a wrestler in Oregon, he eventually became a two-time member of the U.S. Olympic wrestling team. Moving to California in the early 1960's, he coached wrestling at both the College of San Mateo and Skyline College. In 1979, he was named the national AAU wrestling coach of the year. In 1980, he was chosen as head coach of the U.S. Greco-Roman Olympic team but America boycotted those Games. He has coached a number of National and Olympic wrestling champions."

2009.030.002 - Plaque commemorating Lee Allen being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 3, 1998. Plaque includes image of Allen and a brief biography: "Lee Allen is a wrestler to the core. Growing up as a wrestler in Oregon, he eventually became a two-time member of the U.S. Olympic wrestling team. Moving to California in the early 1960's, he coached wrestling at both the College of San Mateo and Skyline College. In 1979, he was named the national AAU wrestling coach of the year. In 1980, he was chosen as head coach of the U.S. Greco-Roman Olympic team but America boycotted those Games. He has coached a number of National and Olympic wrestling champions."

Plaque commemorating Lee Allen being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 3, 1998. Plaque includes image of Allen and a brief biography: "Lee Allen is a wrestler to the core. Growing up as a wrestler in Oregon, he eventually became a two-time member of the U.S. Olympic wrestling team. Moving to California in the early 1960's, he coached wrestling at both the College of San Mateo and Skyline College. In 1979, he was named the national AAU wrestling coach of the year. In 1980, he was chosen as head coach of the U.S. Greco-Roman Olympic team but America boycotted those Games. He has coached a number of National and Olympic wrestling champions."

Image of 2009.030.186 - Plaque commemorating Bill Walsh of College of San Mateo being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 18, 1993.  Plaque includes image of Walsh and a brief biography:  "For Bill Walsh, the road from the College of San Mateo to the Superbowl was a long and varied one.  A former CSM quarterback for Coach Herb Hudson, Walsh graduated from San Jose State and then began his coaching career.
He went from a high school job in the East Bay to assistant positions at Cal, Stanford and the Raiders, Bengals and Chargers of the NFL.  /  He did a first stint as Stanford's boss in 1977 and '78.  In 1979, he took over the Forty Niners top post, leading that NFL franchise to three Super Bowls.  He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  /  He returned to Stanford in 1992.  The Cardinal tied for the Pac-10 championship that year.  In his two Stanford tours of duty, Walsh's teams have won three post-season bowl games in three tries."

2009.030.186 - Plaque commemorating Bill Walsh of College of San Mateo being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 18, 1993. Plaque includes image of Walsh and a brief biography: "For Bill Walsh, the road from the College of San Mateo to the Superbowl was a long and varied one. A former CSM quarterback for Coach Herb Hudson, Walsh graduated from San Jose State and then began his coaching career. He went from a high school job in the East Bay to assistant positions at Cal, Stanford and the Raiders, Bengals and Chargers of the NFL. / He did a first stint as Stanford's boss in 1977 and '78. In 1979, he took over the Forty Niners top post, leading that NFL franchise to three Super Bowls. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. / He returned to Stanford in 1992. The Cardinal tied for the Pac-10 championship that year. In his two Stanford tours of duty, Walsh's teams have won three post-season bowl games in three tries."

Plaque commemorating Bill Walsh of College of San Mateo being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 18, 1993. Plaque includes image of Walsh and a brief biography: "For Bill Walsh, the road from the College of San Mateo to the Superbowl was a long and varied one. A former CSM quarterback for Coach Herb Hudson, Walsh graduated from San Jose State and then began his coaching career. He went from a high school job in the East Bay to assistant positions at Cal, Stanford and the Raiders, Bengals and Chargers of the NFL. / He did a first stint as Stanford's boss in 1977 and '78. In 1979, he took over the Forty Niners top post, leading that NFL franchise to three Super

Image of 2009.030.116 - Plaque commemorating Tom Martinez of College of San Mateo being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 18, 1993.  Plaque includes image of Martinez and a brief biography:  "Tom Martinez has no peer among community college coaches in California.  The former Jefferson High of Daly City teacher and coach has won more than 900 ballgames at the College of San Mateo.  /  He has coached three sports at the two-year institution: football, women's basketball and women's softball.  /  Championships are the norm for the San Francisco native.  His teams have captured a staggering 31 titles during his20 years at CSM.  His teams also have played for nine state championships.  /  Martinez was a student athlete at San Francisco State University.  He has been elected to that school's Hall of Fame."

2009.030.116 - Plaque commemorating Tom Martinez of College of San Mateo being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 18, 1993. Plaque includes image of Martinez and a brief biography: "Tom Martinez has no peer among community college coaches in California. The former Jefferson High of Daly City teacher and coach has won more than 900 ballgames at the College of San Mateo. / He has coached three sports at the two-year institution: football, women's basketball and women's softball. / Championships are the norm for the San Francisco native. His teams have captured a staggering 31 titles during his20 years at CSM. His teams also have played for nine state championships. / Martinez was a student athlete at San Francisco State University. He has been elected to that school's Hall of Fame."

Plaque commemorating Tom Martinez of College of San Mateo being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 18, 1993. Plaque includes image of Martinez and a brief biography: "Tom Martinez has no peer among community college coaches in California. The former Jefferson High of Daly City teacher and coach has won more than 900 ballgames at the College of San Mateo. / He has coached three sports at the two-year institution: football, women's basketball and women's softball. / Championships are the norm for the San Francisco native. His teams have captured a staggering 31 titles during his20 years at CSM. His teams also have played for nine state championships. / Mart

Image of 2009.030.001 - Plaque commemorating Bob Adams of El Camino High School and College of San Mateo being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 22, 2006.  Plaque includes image of Adams and a brief biography:  "Who would have guessed it?  As a kid growing up in South San Francisco, he was not a physical specimen by any stretch of the imagination.  He was so skinny he quit playing football after his junior year at El Camino High School.  But a transformation began at the College of San Mateo where he blossomed inot a big, strong starting tight end.  He later played for the College of the Pacific.  He then had a productive seven-year NFL career."

2009.030.001 - Plaque commemorating Bob Adams of El Camino High School and College of San Mateo being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 22, 2006. Plaque includes image of Adams and a brief biography: "Who would have guessed it? As a kid growing up in South San Francisco, he was not a physical specimen by any stretch of the imagination. He was so skinny he quit playing football after his junior year at El Camino High School. But a transformation began at the College of San Mateo where he blossomed inot a big, strong starting tight end. He later played for the College of the Pacific. He then had a productive seven-year NFL career."

Plaque commemorating Bob Adams of El Camino High School and College of San Mateo being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 22, 2006. Plaque includes image of Adams and a brief biography: "Who would have guessed it? As a kid growing up in South San Francisco, he was not a physical specimen by any stretch of the imagination. He was so skinny he quit playing football after his junior year at El Camino High School. But a transformation began at the College of San Mateo where he blossomed inot a big, strong starting tight end. He later played for the College of the Pacific. He then had a productive seven-year NFL career."

Image of 2009.030.074 - Plaque commemorating Don Gile of San Mateo High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 4, 2002.  Plaque includes image of Gile and a brief biography:  "Don Gile, a San Mateo High School grad who spent a year at the College of San Mateo, became one of the greatest catchers ever produced in San Mateo County. His prodigious slugging skills took him all the way to the major leagues for four seasons with the Boston Red Sox from 1959 to 1962. At the University of Arizona, he helped to lead his team to the College World Series in his junior and senior seasons. In his last big-league at-bat, he powered a homer against the Senators."

2009.030.074 - Plaque commemorating Don Gile of San Mateo High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 4, 2002. Plaque includes image of Gile and a brief biography: "Don Gile, a San Mateo High School grad who spent a year at the College of San Mateo, became one of the greatest catchers ever produced in San Mateo County. His prodigious slugging skills took him all the way to the major leagues for four seasons with the Boston Red Sox from 1959 to 1962. At the University of Arizona, he helped to lead his team to the College World Series in his junior and senior seasons. In his last big-league at-bat, he powered a homer against the Senators."

Plaque commemorating Don Gile of San Mateo High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 4, 2002. Plaque includes image of Gile and a brief biography: "Don Gile, a San Mateo High School grad who spent a year at the College of San Mateo, became one of the greatest catchers ever produced in San Mateo County. His prodigious slugging skills took him all the way to the major leagues for four seasons with the Boston Red Sox from 1959 to 1962. At the University of Arizona, he helped to lead his team to the College World Series in his junior and senior seasons. In his last big-league at-bat, he powered a homer against the Senators."

Image of 2009.030.084 - Plaque commemorating Walt Harris of El Camino High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 5, 2001.  Plaque includes image of Harris and a brief biography:  "Walt Harris is one of the most respected college football coaches in the U.S. An alum of El Camino High School in South San Francisco and College of San Mateo, he is now head coach at the University of Pittsburg. In 1997, he was named Big East Conference Coach of the Year. His 2000 Pitt team recorded a 7-4 record, the school's best mark in 11 seasons. He is a former head coach at the University of the Pacific. As a linebacker at CSM, he was named Player of the Year in the Golden Gate Conference."

2009.030.084 - Plaque commemorating Walt Harris of El Camino High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 5, 2001. Plaque includes image of Harris and a brief biography: "Walt Harris is one of the most respected college football coaches in the U.S. An alum of El Camino High School in South San Francisco and College of San Mateo, he is now head coach at the University of Pittsburg. In 1997, he was named Big East Conference Coach of the Year. His 2000 Pitt team recorded a 7-4 record, the school's best mark in 11 seasons. He is a former head coach at the University of the Pacific. As a linebacker at CSM, he was named Player of the Year in the Golden Gate Conference."

Plaque commemorating Walt Harris of El Camino High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 5, 2001. Plaque includes image of Harris and a brief biography: "Walt Harris is one of the most respected college football coaches in the U.S. An alum of El Camino High School in South San Francisco and College of San Mateo, he is now head coach at the University of Pittsburg. In 1997, he was named Big East Conference Coach of the Year. His 2000 Pitt team recorded a 7-4 record, the school's best mark in 11 seasons. He is a former head coach at the University of the Pacific. As a linebacker at CSM, he was named Player of the Year in the Golden Gate Conference."

Image of 2009.030.114 - Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating John Madden of Jefferson High School, who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 17, 1989.  Plaque includes image of  Madden and a brief biography:  "John Madden, who graduated from Jefferson High School, was a three-sport star at the Daly City institution.  He played baseball, basketball and football.  But it was as a professional football coach that he forged a national reputation.  /  Madden was the head coach of the NFL's Oakland Raiders for 10 seasons.  His teams made the NFL playoffs eight times.  Madden's Raiders won Super Bowl XI in Pasadena.  His overall record with Oakland was 103-32-7.  At the time, Madden was only the second NFL head coach to win 100 games in 10 years.  /  Madden attended the College of San Mateo and Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo.  He was an all-conference tackle at the latter school, which produced an overall 18-2 record during Madden's two seasons there.  /  Madden was drafted by the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1958, but a knee injury ended his playing career.  He moved on to coaching at Hancock Junior College in Santa Maria.  He coached next at San Diego State.  He was hired as an assistant coach by the Raiders in 1967.  Two years later, he was named head coach at Oakland."

2009.030.114 - Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating John Madden of Jefferson High School, who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 17, 1989. Plaque includes image of Madden and a brief biography: "John Madden, who graduated from Jefferson High School, was a three-sport star at the Daly City institution. He played baseball, basketball and football. But it was as a professional football coach that he forged a national reputation. / Madden was the head coach of the NFL's Oakland Raiders for 10 seasons. His teams made the NFL playoffs eight times. Madden's Raiders won Super Bowl XI in Pasadena. His overall record with Oakland was 103-32-7. At the time, Madden was only the second NFL head coach to win 100 games in 10 years. / Madden attended the College of San Mateo and Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo. He was an all-conference tackle at the latter school, which produced an overall 18-2 record during Madden's two seasons there. / Madden was drafted by the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1958, but a knee injury ended his playing career. He moved on to coaching at Hancock Junior College in Santa Maria. He coached next at San Diego State. He was hired as an assistant coach by the Raiders in 1967. Two years later, he was named head coach at Oakland."

Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating John Madden of Jefferson High School, who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 17, 1989. Plaque includes image of Madden and a brief biography: "John Madden, who graduated from Jefferson High School, was a three-sport star at the Daly City institution. He played baseball, basketball and football. But it was as a professional football coach that he forged a national reputation. / Madden was the head coach of the NFL's Oakland Raiders for 10 seasons. His teams made the NFL playoffs eight times. Madden's Raiders won Super Bowl XI in Pasadena. His overall record with Oakland was 103-32-7. At the time, Madden was only th