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Catalog Number 2009.030.136
Description Plaque commemorating Mike Orlich being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 25, 1995. Plaque includes image of Orlich and a brief biography: "If anyone on the Peninsula could be considered the dean of the North County sports scene, it would have to be Mike Orlich. / For nearly a half-century, Orlich has taught, coached, refereed, administered and helped to arbitrate athletics in the northern half of San Mateo County. A native of Minnesota, he arrived at Jefferson High in Daly City in 1947. / At Jefferson, he taught and coached basketball and track and field. He also served as the school's athletic Director. He worked at Jefferson for 32 years. / A former baskeball and football official, he has been commissioner of the North Peninsula League for 28 years. / Orlich has served the sports community for a total of 55 years, both here and in the Midwest."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Mike Orlich 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 2 , 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
Athletics Coach
Jefferson High School
Orlich, Mike
Subjects Sports
Track athletics
People Orlich, Mike