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Catalog Number 2009.030.080
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Joe Greenbach of Sequoia High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 9, 1999. Plaque includes image of Greenbach and a brief biography: "Joe Greenbach became a big-time basketball star too soon. If he had come into his prime 20 years later, the NBA would have been a real option. The Sequoia High School, Menlo College and Santa Clara University great was drafted by the then Washington Capitals of the NBA in 1950. But the salary was minimal. The smooth-shooting guard/forward was named to Santa Clara's all-time basketball team in 1960. He also was a member of a powerful AAU championship club, Stewart Chevrolet."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Joe Greenbach Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 9, 1999
Inscription Text "Made in / Mexico" (small rectangular black and brown sticker, back top center)

"Alpine Awards, Inc. / 6 locations / to better serve you! / Sunnyvale..." (medium rectangular 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
Redwood City
Sequioa High School
Menlo College
Santa Clara University
Basketball
Greenbach, Joe
Subjects Sports
Basketball players
People Greenbach, Joe