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Catalog Number 2009.030.093
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Jimmy Johnson of Capuchino High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 3, 1998. Plaque includes image of Johnson and a brief biography: "Jimmy Johnson coached some of the finest basketball teams in the history of Capuchino High School in San Bruno. With more than 500 wins, he guided the Mustangs to nine league championships during his 28 seasons at the school. His 1960-61 team might have been his best. It captured the Peninsula Basketball Tournament at Stanford University. Later, Johnson began to compete in masters age-group track and field. As the 1998 season began, he had won 10 national masters titles."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Jimmy Johnson Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 3, 1998
Inscription Text "Handcrafted / with pride by / Alpine Awards, Inc. / 6 locations to better serve you! / Sunnyvale..." (medium rectangular black 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
San Bruno
Capuchino High School
Basketball
Track and field athletics
Johnson, Jimmy
Subjects Sports
Basketball
Basketball coaches
Track and field athletics
People Johnson, Jimmy