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Catalog Number 2009.030.154
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Bill Ring of Carlmont High School. who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992. Plaque includes image of Ring and a brief biography: "Bill Ring, a bruising fullback, left an indelible local mark on football programs at Carlmont High School in Belmont and the College of San Mateo. / He led the Scots to the 1975 South Peninsula Athletic League championship. He then set rushing records at CSM. / At Brigham Young University in Utah, Ring ran for 782 yards in two seasons. / Perhaps his finest hours occurred with the San Francisco Fourty Niners, for whom he played six productive campaigns. / He ran and caught the ball for two Super Bowl championship clubs and won the Len Eshmont Award as San Francisco's most inspirational player in 1983."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Bill Ring Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 19, 1992
Inscription Text "B 2" (handwritten in ink on masking tape, back center)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Belmont
Carlmont High School
College of San Mateo
San Francisco 49ers
Football
Ring, Bill
Subjects Sports
Awards
Athletes
Football
Football players
People Ring, Bill