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Catalog Number 2009.030.096
Description Plaque commemorating Bill & Bucky Kahler being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 28, 1991. Plaque includes image of the Kahlers and a brief biography: "Bill and Bucky Kahler were lengendary all-around athletes at San Mateo High School in the late '40s and early '50s, earning All -Conference honors in baseball, football and basketball. / Remarkably, both brothers would later achieve fame in professional baseball, reaching the AAA level at Lousiville, Ky., and Sacramento. / Bill Kahler's true love was officiating high school, junior college and university-level sports. Over a 40-year span, he would work more than 8,500 games. / Bucky Kahler was a brilliant quarterback. He led San Mateo to the 1954 Peninsula Ahtletic League title and earned himself a grid scholarship to the University of Minnesota. / He was voted the freshman Most Valuable Player at Minnesota before and injury cut short his collegiate career."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Bill & Bucky Kahler Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 28, 1991
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "Final / Price" printed on sticker with handwritten "Top" and circled 2.
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Schools - San Mateo - San Mateo High School
San Mateo High School
Kahler, Bill
Kahler, Bucky
Subjects Sports
Football players
Baseball players
Basketball players
People Kahler, Bill
Kahler, Bucky