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Catalog Number 2009.030.124
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Mike Mitchell of Capuchino High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 22, 2004. Plaque includes image of Mitchelland a brief biography: "He is a legend now. Mike Mitchell, one of the greatest basketball players ever produced in San Mateo County, put up numbers in the late 1970s at Capuchino High School that boggle the mind. A sharp-shooting guard, Mitchell averaged almost 27 points per game during his stellar varsity career. As a senior, he scored 52 and 55 points in two games separated by just a few days. Heavily recruited, he matriculated to Notre Dame University in Indiana but a severe knee injury curtailed his collegiate career."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Mike Mitchell Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 22, 2004
Inscription Text "Made in / Mexico" (small rectangular black and brown sticker, back center top)

"311U" (or possibly "31IJ") (embossed and inked, back top center)

"Alpine / Awards / & Imprinted Sportswear, Inc. / Foster City..." (medium green and gold sticker, back left corner)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Notes While plaque reads, "he matriculated to Notre Dame University in Indiana," the name of the school was actually University of Notre Dame.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
San Bruno
Capuchino High School
Basketball
Mitchell, Mike
Subjects Sports
Awards
Basketball
Basketball players
People Mitchell, Mike