Museum Homepage

The San Mateo County Historical Association
Online Collections Database

The mission of the San Mateo County Historical Association is to inspire wonder and discovery
of the cultural and natural history of San Mateo County.

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number 2009.030.014
Description Plaque commemorating Barb Beainy being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 25, 1995. Plaque includes image of Beainy and a brief biography: "Barb Beainy, Burlingame High alum, was a role model for the Peninsula's young female basketball players in the 1980's. She led her 1988 prep team to a 36-2 record and the first California state championship ever by a San Mateo County or Central Coast Section girls' unit.
An honorable mention all-American, she was the Bay Area's female basketball player of the year in 1987 and 1988. An all California performer for two years, she became Burlingame's all-time leading scorer and rebounder, for boys or girls. Later, at UC-Santa Barbara, she led that school's 1992 team to a 27-5 record and a Big West Conference title. She was the 1992 Big West player of the year and became the university's second all-time leading scorer."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Barb Beainy Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 25, 1995
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "Alpine's specially hand-crafted hand-rubbed wood plaques offer you a quality product for rock bottom prices / Alpine / Awards / Inc." (black, green and white sticker on back complete with locations and addresses)

"4 - B" (handwritten in pencil on white sticker affixed to back)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Beainy, Barb
Burlingame High School
Subjects Sports
Basketball players
People Beainy, Barb