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Catalog Number 2009.030.071
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Linda Gates of Burlingame High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 22, 2004. Plaque includes image of Gates and a brief biography: "A powerhouse on the tennis court, Linda Gates dominated her sport at the high school level in the late 1970s. At Burlingame High School, she led the Panthers to a pair of Central Coast Section team titles. She added a CCS singles chapionship along the way. At Stanford University, she wound up as the school's No. 1 singles player in her senior year. In 1985, she won NCAA championships in both singles and doubles. She became an All-American in the process. She was a member of the U.S. team in the Pan American Games in 1983."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Linda Gates Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 22, 2004
Inscription Text "Made in / Mexico" (small rectangular black and brown sticker, back top center)
"Alpine / Awards / & Imprinted Sportswear, Inc. / Foster City..." (medium rectangular green and gold sticker, back left bottom)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Burlingame High School
Stanford University
Pan American Games
Central Coast Section (Athletic League division)
Gates, Linda
Subjects Sports
Tennis players
People Gates, Linda