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Catalog Number 2009.030.010
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Fred Baer of Foster City who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 7, 2000. Plaque includes image of Baer and a brief biography: "Fred Baer is a man for all seasons. Baer, of Foster City, has operated the authoritative California state JC Athletic Bureau for 30 years. It is the bible of sports information for all 107 two-year institutions in California. He is a national and international track specialist for Fox-TV, USA Today, Associated Press, and a variety of daily newspapers. He has helped with track and field TV coverage in seven Olympic Games. He also produces sports shows for Peninsula TV."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Fred Baer Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 7, 2000
Inscription Text "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
Foster City
Sports
Olympics
Track and field athletics
Baer, Fred
Subjects Sports
Athletes
Journalists
Sportswriters
Sports
People Baer, Fred