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Catalog Number 2009.030.035
Description Plaque commemorating Len Casanova being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992. Plaque includes image of Casanova and a brief biography: "Len Casanova got his coaching start at Sequoia High School in Redwood City where he led the Sequoia Cherokees to the Peninsula League football title in 1935. He later coached the Santa Clara University football team to victory in the 1949 Sugar Bowl. At the University of Oregon, his 1957 football team won the Rose Bowl. His Oregon teams also appeared in the 1960 Liberty Bowl and the 1963 Sun Bowl. His collegiate coaching career spanned 21 seasons and included assignments in three East-West Shrine football games, two Hula Bowl contests and an All-American game. At Oregon, the Casanova Athletic Center has been named in his honor."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Len Casanova Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 19, 1992
Species Plaque
Inscription Text A piece of making tape with "top" and "1" handwritten.
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Football
Athletics Coach
Casanova, Len
Subjects Sports
Awards
Football
Coaching (Athletics)
People Casanova, Len