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 2009.030.070
Description Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Mike Garcia of Woodside High School and Canada College. who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992. Plaque includes image of Garcia and a brief biography: "You can go home again. Mike Garcia, a one-time baseball star at Woodside High School and Canada College, is living proof of that. Garcia, after helping to lead Cal-State Fullerton to the College World Series title in 1979 and playing minor league baseball in the Atlanta Braves' organization, returned to Canada as its head baseball coach. In 18 seasons there, he posted a 451-220 record. He is a member of the California Community College Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Mike Garcia Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date June 20, 2003
Inscription Text "Made In / Mexico" (small rectangular sticker, black and gold. Back upper center)

"Handcrafted with Pride by / Alpine Awards, Inc. / 6 Locations to better serve you! / Foster City..." (medium black and gold rectangular sticker, back bottom right)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Woodside High School
Canada College
Garcia, Mike
Subjects Sports
Baseball managers
Coaching (Athletics)
People Garcia, Mike