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Catalog Number 2009.030.104
Description Plaque commemorating Rich Koeper of Sequoia High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 31, 1994. Plaque includes image of Koeper and a brief biography: "Rich Koeper was the anchor of the great Sequoia High School football teams of the late 1950s and early '60s who went on to star at Oregon State and play in the National Football League. / He played on two undefeated teams at Sequoia and was named NorCal Player of the Year and a Prep All-American. He was also tapped as Peninsula Athlete of the Year. / At Oregon State as an offensive lineman, he was All-Pacific Coast and second-team All American. He also played in the Hula Bowl, Liberty Bowl and Rose Bowl."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Rich Koeper Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 31, 1994
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)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Sequoia High School
Koeper, Rich
Subjects Sports
People Koeper, Rich