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Catalog Number 2009.030.013
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Russell Baze of Woodside who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 7, 2000. Plaque includes image of Baze and a brief biography: "Russell Baze is synonymous with horse racing excellence. The Woodside resident is a member of thoroughbred racing's Hall of Fame. By early spring 2000, he moved into seventh place on the list of all-time winning jockeys by producing his 6,970th first-place finish at Golden Gate Fields in Albany. He is Northern California's all-time leading reinsman. As the 2000 season progressed, he was approaching total earnings of $100 million over his 27-year professional career."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Russell Baze Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 7, 2000
Inscription Text "Made in / Mexico" (small rectangular black and brown sticker, back top center)

"Alpine / Awards / Inc. / 6 locations to better serve you / Sunnyvale..." (Black 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
Woodside
Horse Racing
Jockeys
Baze, Russell
Subjects Sports
Racetracks (Horse racing)
Horse racing
Jockeys
People Baze, Russell