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Catalog Number 2009.030.015
Description Plaque commemorating Gary Beban being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 17, 1989. Plaque includes image of Beban and a brief biography: "Gary Beban, a graduate of Sequoia High School in Redwood City, was a quarterback who became the first San Mateo County recipient of the Heisman Trophy while at UCLA. Beban led the Bruins to a three-year record of 23-5-2. In 1966, his UCLA team upset previously unbeaten Michigan State, 14-12, in the Rose Bowl. He set 12 UCLA records and accumulated 5,358 total yards and 35 rushing touchdowns. He passed for 23 TDs as well."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Gary Beban Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 17, 1989
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "Alpine's specially handcrafted, hand rubbed wood placques offer you a quality product for rock bottom prices / Alpine / Awards / Inc" (black and gold sticker on back complete with locations and addresses)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
National Football League
Sequoia High School
University of California Los Angeles
Beban, Gary
Subjects Sports
Football players
People Beban, Gary