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Catalog Number 2009.030.098
Description Plaque commemorating Jim Kauffman of Capuchino High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 10, 2003. Plaque includes image of Kauffman and a brief biography: "Jim Kauffman was a natural. At an early age, it was obvious that he was something special. At Capuchino High School in the mid-1960s, starred in three sports: football, basketball and track and field. Gordy Young, who spent 28 years at Capuchino as a coach, teacher and administrator, says Kauffman was the finest athlete he saw at the San Bruno school. At Stanford, Kauffman's football team won the Rose Bowl in 1970. After graduation, he played rugby in Australia."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Jim Kauffman Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 10, 2003
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "Handcrafted with Pride by / Alpine Awards, Inc. / 6 Locations to better serve you! ..." (gold sticker on back bottom right corner)

"MADE IN / MEXICO" (printed gold sticker attached to upper middle back)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Capuchino High School
Track and field athletics
Rose Bowl
Kauffman, Jim
Subjects Sports
Track and field athletics
People Kauffman, Jim