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Catalog Number 2009.030.094
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Milky Johnson of Ravenswood High School and the College of San Mateo who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 21, 2007. Plaque includes image of Johnson and a brief biography: "Followers of San Mateo County prep basketball had not seen the likes of Milky Johnson before. At Ravenswood early in the 1960s and later at CSM and UC-Berkeley, Johnson introduced a style of high-energy point guard play that opened up a whole new world of creativity that awed opponents and audiences alike. His dazzling array of quick, shify moves combined with brilliant ball-handling skills and unreal leaping ability, was probably ahead of its time. He passsed away in 1991."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Milky Johnson Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 21, 2007
Inscription Text "Alpine / Awards / & Imprinted Sportswear, Inc. / Foster City Union City Concord..." (medium-size rectangular green and gold sticker, back top center.)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
East Palo Alto
Ravenswood High School
College of San Mateo
Basketball
Johnson, Milky
Subjects Sports
Awards
Athletes
Basketball
Basketball players
People Johnson, Milky