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Catalog Number 2009.030.160
Description Plaque commemorating Tom Scott being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 25, 1995. Plaque includes image of Scott and a brief biography: "Tom Scott, a relatively small, unassuming young man during his first two years at Serra High in San Mateo, exploded onto the prep football scene as a junior in 1967. / After that, Scott, at 5-9 in height, was a heralded Northern California star, a super-quick wide receiver and kick-returner who matriculated to the College of San Mateo and the University of Washington. / At Washington, he became an all-Pac 8 selection. His 23-yards-per cathch average in 1972 still stands as a Huskies' all-time record. He was drafted by the NFL Detroit Lions but opted for another professional venue. / In the Canadian Football League, Scott continued to set standards of excellence. He became the CFL's career reception leader, with 649 catches, 10,837 yeards and 88 touchdowns."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Tom Scott Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 25, 1995
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)

"Circled 3 and B " (handwritten in pencil on white sticker affixed to back)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Football
Serra High School
Scott, Tom
Subjects Sports
Awards
Football
Football players
People Scott, Tom