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Catalog Number 2009.030.135
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Dave Olerich of Menlo-Atherton High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 23, 2005. Plaque includes image of Olerich and a brief biography: "It wouldn't be an exaggeration to state that Dave Olerich's sterling professional football career happened almost by accident. He didn't play big-time college ball. He was not drafted by the NFL coming out of the University of San Francisco in the 1960's. He originally went to USF to play basketball. A longtime rugby player as well, he got a tryout with the San Francisco 49ers and signed a contract in 1967. He was a tight end and linebacker. He played eight seasons in the NFL and won two more in the World football league."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Dave Olerich Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 23, 2005
Inscription Text "Made in / Mexico" (small rectangular black and brown sticker, back center top)

"503J" (inked back top center)

"Alpine / Awards / & Imprinted Sportswear, Inc. / Foster City..." (medium green and gold sticker, bottom back center, partially covered with two-sided tape)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Menlo-Atherton High School
National Football League
San Francisco 49ers
Olerich, Dave
Subjects Sports
Football players
People Olerich, Dave