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Catalog Number 2009.030.016
Description 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."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Ed Berry Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 23, 1996
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "Alpine's specially hand-crafted hand-rubbed wood plaques offer you a quality product for rock bottom prices / Alpine / Awards / Inc." (black, green and white sticker on back complete with locations and addresses)

Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Carlmont High School
College of San Mateo
Berry, Ed
Subjects Sports
Football players
People Berry, Ed